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Telegram authorizing Atlanta Journal to launch WSB AM | March 15, 1922 (click to view)
(Click above) The definitive WSB Radio History Page: created by Mike Kavanagh
Now a part of the Special Collections and Archives Collection at Georgia State University
1961 US Radio Magazine ad
(Credit: Peter Maer)
Jim Howell / John Moore billboard (circa 1978)
From longtime WSB Radio News Director Bob Ketchersid: (l-to-r) Gordon Van Mol, Ketchersid, unidentified, Aubrey Morris, John Holliman, Kim Peterson, Bob Brusssack
Jim Wesley: morning show host, sales, Cox Corporate
Jim Howell (1970s)
Matt Ceasar (1980)
Final reunion of WSB Radio pioneer broadcasters | May 21, 2005
Marcus Bartlett, hired by WSB founder Lambdin Kay in 1928
Dave Foulk (l) and Gordon Van Mol, WSB newsman, host of "Sound Off"
WSB radio's Chris Jones (l), later VP at Verizon
Above photos courtesy Richard Warner
Circa 1965: WSB-TV News Reporter Gene Greneker Journalism Class profile of WSB AM.
GPB "Georgia Stories": the History of the South's first radio station
1972: WSB Radio 50th Anniversary "Birthday Party" with Jim Howell (45rpm record)
1980: WSB Radio television ad
Ludlow Porch Show (3/11/90)
One of the big fads of the 1920s was the radio verification stamp. With a letter to a station about their programs and a dime, a listener could get a handsome stamp with the station’s call sign, made for the EKKO Company. The EKKO Company made an album to put the stamps in, and the hobby blossomed into a craze in 1924. —reception_stamp.com
Courtesy Pete Konenkamp
WSB Radio News onboarding | 1978 |
Here's how to bring in a new employee.
How a new WSB Radio News employee spent the first days on the job.
News director Bob Ketchersid gives a new employee feedback.
Jim Wesley on the WSB AM towers that remain atop the Biltmore Hotel
AT&T lines crossed: drug call airs during NBC network news 1979
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(Above) "WSB: 100 Years Strong" Video presentation as seen at Friends of Georgia Radio "Radio Bash 2022" Aug. 27, 2022 Atlanta
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