Jimmy Howes Award Winning radio disc jockey, Talk Show Host, Chief Engineer, Operations Manager at currently at WGHT Radio and he is also a Stand-Up Comedian.
Personal life Edit
Howes was born in Queens, New York and spent his early childhood living on Bushwick Avenue in Brooklyn, he grew up in Maywood, New Jersey.
Howes has performed as a New York City On-Air Radio Host under dozens of different pseudonyms. He is a morning host on Jukebox Radio in New York City, a mid-day host at WVNJ, and serves as program director and morning show host at WGHT. As one of the first radio DJs to air live listener calls, he created the "Call-in Rock & Roll Radio Show" format. Howes has voiced hundreds of national commercials.
Howes has also worked at radio stations WYNY, WTSX, WDLC, WJUX, WSPK, WPAT, WBNR, WALL, WKGL-FM, WKOJ, WTOC (then WNNJ), WSUS, WRRV, WTBQ, WVIP, WZAD, WSUL,WHTZ, WGHT, and Dance Party USA, a 1980's a syndicated TV show.
He is also a stand-up comedian and musician. He was one of the first mobile-DJs and disco club mixmasters of the late 1970s. Howes is currently the owner of Jimmy Howes Entertainment.
Awards and honors Edit
Jimmy Howes was awarded a Gold Record from the RIAA for his work as a Radio DJ. He was recognized as American Morning Show Host of the Year and a member of the WGHT on-air staff that received Marconi Award honors. He has personally won awards from the Garden State Journalist Association, for Talk Radio, in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015. The WGHT Radio News Department has won New York Air Award Honors and AP News Broadcast Awards and dozens of Garden State Journalist Awards.