#WHAS100years #WHAS100 #LouisvilleMedia #loumedia
With the 100th anniversary of WHAS Radio arriving in July 2022, Terry Meiners is featuring chats with former WHAS personalities, news anchors, and regular contributors. Most of the weekly interviews air Fridays at 4:35 PM.
Here’s the series so far, beginning with the best radio personality Louisville has ever heard.
🎙 Louisville’s greatest all-time radio entertainer Gary Burbank is about to turn 80.
We had some big laughs on @840WHAS Radio today!
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) July 16, 2021
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) July 22, 2021
In a special bonus segment, nighttime syndicated host Mark Levin popped on to promote his new book American Marxism.
Mark Levin joined me on @840WHAS to discuss his #1 NY Times bestseller “American Marxism.” Levin hosts a nationally syndicated radio show airing nightly (7-10 on WHAS). 🎧 INTERVIEW AUDIO: https://t.co/fhzxskf1cA #media #talkshow #authors @marklevinshow https://t.co/EMYwUGhNZA pic.twitter.com/NJMwS56dnS
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) July 27, 2021
🎧 #WHAS100years 🎙 @DougMcElvein hosted music and talk shows for @840WHAS from 1980-93, then at @KMOX for 22 years. Now retired, Doug recalled being threatened by the KKK, Camelot, and a flying show we did together. ✈️
📻 https://t.co/c9E993el1I#WHAS100 #Louisville #loumedia pic.twitter.com/aNqlxWYTwx
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) July 30, 2021
Here’s a bonus feature spotlight on a vicious bit of hate mail from 1983.
🎧 #WHAS100years 🎙 An angry radio listener pecked out this beatdown of our @840WHAS news team and our beloved GM Bob Morse after dissatisfying coverage of primary elections.
We just discovered this charming note in storage, filed under “irrational.” 🤣#WHAS100 #loumedia #radio pic.twitter.com/jOqz0triwO
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) July 31, 2021
🎧 #WHAS100 🎙 Cindi Sullivan is thickening the local tree canopy as executive director of https://t.co/D3AoPdORRy 🌳🌲 Cindi was on @840WHAS @WAVE3news. Plus, 🥃 Cindi’s tree team is offering a Pappy Van Winkle bourbon raffle!
🎧 #WHAS100 🎙 The brainiest of all @840WHAS colleagues is likely Barry Bernson. We chatted about his media career as a master storyteller, anchor, reporter, actor, narrator, and happy dad + grandfather.
LISTEN https://t.co/xqH3Fuv48H #WHAS100years #radio #TV @WHAS11 @WDRBNews pic.twitter.com/bscebEJI7t
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) August 20, 2021
I love these @840WHAS alums and current public media personalities. ❤️
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) August 30, 2021
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) August 6, 2021