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Telegram authorizing Atlanta Journal to launch WSB AM | March 15, 1922 (click to view)

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1961 US Radio Magazine ad
(Credit: Peter Maer)

Jim Howell / John Moore billboard (circa 1978)

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From longtime WSB Radio News Director Bob Ketchersid: (l-to-r) Gordon Van Mol, Ketchersid, unidentified, Aubrey Morris, John Holliman, Kim Peterson, Bob Brusssack

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Jim Wesley: morning show host, sales, Cox Corporate

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Jim Howell (1970s)

Matt Ceasar (1980)

Final reunion of WSB Radio pioneer broadcasters | May 21, 2005

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Dave Foulk (l) and Gordon Van Mol, WSB newsman, host of "Sound Off"

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)

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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

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WSB Radio News onboarding | 1978 |
Here's how to bring in a new employee.

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How a new WSB Radio News employee spent the first days on the job.

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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