North Jersey 1500 WGHT Live and Local Radio
Jimmy Howes 1981 working for Cousin Brucie
Jimmy Howes is the Program Director / Chief Engineer / Production Manager & Morning Show Host here at North Jersey 1500 WGHT.
He has a 35 year career in Broadcasting. His career started in 1980, working for "Cousin" Bruce Morrow at WALL & WKGL Radio.
Jimmy spent time as the Morning Show Host at Jukebox Radio. During his time at The Jukebox, Jimmy worked along side of some of radio's legendary DJ's. (Chuck Leonard, Stan Martin, Marty Wilson, Lee Arnold, Bill Owen, John Paul Morris, Gerry Turro & others )
Jimmy spent 3-years as WVNJ's Mid-Day Show Host too and has worked at dozens of other radio stations before coming to WGHT Radio.
He's an award winning Voice Over Talent and you have heard his voice on hundreds of commercials, both locally here in the New Jersey / New York area and Nationally across the United States.
Jimmy has hosted dozens of oldies concerts over the years, so he not only knows the music he plays, he personally knows the artists who play them.
Jimmy Howes has been awarded the prestigious American Morning Show Host of the Year. Jimmy Howes has also received awards from the The Garden State Journalist Association for his morning show interviews and also has been nominated for a Marconi Award with WGHT's Radio Staff.
"I am honored & proud to work at a radio station that John Silliman has created. Broadcast radio is lucky to have someone like John Silliman keeping real radio alive. John is a true radio veteran, who's keeping radio the way it was supposed to be: "Live & Local."
Being the Program Director at WGHT is a privileged. I'm especially proud of our News Department. Our news broadcasts have received honors from A.P. News, the New York Air Awards and other honors from dozens of local government agencies and media outlets.
WGHT has received honors for the prestigious Crystal Radio Award from the National Association of Broadcasters ( The NAB ), for outstanding which includes Crystal Radio Awards and a Marconi Award nomination for "Oldies Radio Station of the Year."
Being WGHT-Radio's Morning Show host, with Greta Latona for more than 10-years, is a ton-of-fun. I'm ecstatic working along side Greta every day. Our morning show is one of radio's last real live & local shows in America, doing what we do.
Jimmy Howes with Greta Latona
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