Great fun celebrating 30 years of Good Morning Kentuckiana on @WHAS11 📺 Today’s crew keeps that same energy rolling forward‼️ Love to our entire team of camera ops, techs, producers, and news directors ❤️ #loumedia #localmedia #whas11 #GMK #thirtyyears #news #wx #amusement pic.twitter.com/N2UIFj1jOq — Terry Meiners ™️ (@terrymeiners) January 27, 2023
We are sad to report that WHAS morning legend Wayne Perkey has passed due to COVID complications. Here is the Courier Journal profile on Wayne's incredible life story. Many of Wayne's colleagues joined me today on 840WHAS to reflect on their time working with Louisville's energetic morning man. 🎙️ @840WHAS colleagues reflect on Wayne Perkey's life and legacy. Thank you Ken Schulz, @KimSowinski, Van Vance, Denny Nugent, and Jack Fox. 🙏 LISTEN 📲 https://t.co/o7DyoleR0J #WHAS100 #WHAS100years #WaynePerkey #Louisville #loumedia #localradio pic.twitter.com/DEFsvkwihx — Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) March 7, 2022 WHAS11 also profiled Perkey's phenomenal broadcast career of radio, television, and philanthropic work. Here is the radio interview I conducted with Wayne just a little more than a month ago. He was delighted to tell me that he
Our celebration continues as we roll toward the 100th birthday of WHAS Radio, Louisville's 50,000 watt blowtorch. Each week, I profile a former personality or station leader to reflect of the incredible history of Kentucky's first licensed radio station. Visit this link for my interviews with Gary Burbank, Liz Curtis, Doug McElvein, Cindi Sullivan, and Mark Levin. Now on to more great conversations with WHAS Radio legends! We will continue these visits every Friday at 4:35 PM until the 100th birthday of WHAS on July 18, 2022. 🎧 #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
#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! LISTEN 🎧 https://t.co/xF2GRtheIK#Louisville #media #radio #airpersonalities #deejays #WHAS #WAKY #WLW #CKLW pic.twitter.com/mL9MTsmOdb — Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) July 16, 2021 🎧 #WHAS100years 🎙 Liz Curtis Higgs ruled the midday airwaves on @840WHAS in the 80s. She is happy, healthy, and doing God's work today. It was a delight having her back on
Great fun having former WHAS-11 morning show anchors reunite for a Not-So-Newlywed Game, TV Spouses Edition. Rachel Platt and Barry Bernson just barely beat Kelsey Starks and Andy Treinen. VIDEO
The 1993 Thunder Over Louisville broadcast from WHAS-TV was a technical marvel with an unprecedented number of cameras, aerial angles, and personalities. The show came off without a hitch except for one thing. The ceremonial starter's clock was off by 20 seconds. Check the above video at the 1:33 mark. A 7th grader pushed the button and ........ an eternity later...BOOM! Below is the introductory piece for the nights coverage with Rachel Platt, Barry Bernson, Wayne Perkey, Terry Meiners, and hosts John O'Conner and Kirby Adams.