Jeff Slater  Biography

Jeff was raised outside of Indianapolis, Indiana with four older brothers. He started in radio in High School at 16 and worked at several stations in Indiana before moving to Florida. Jeff's first radio job in Central Florida was at WQBQ-AM 1410 in Leesburg. After WQBQ, Jeff got a position at WDBO-AM 580 in 1989 as a part-timer and also drove the station's "Good Samaritan" van as a traffic reporter. Jeff would eventually become producer and co-host with Jim Turner in the mornings.  Jeff would take over the Midday Show on WDBO in 1992.  He replaced Bruce Hamilton who left WDBO to pursue his TV news career in Philadelphia.

In 1997, Jeff joined Metro Networks, which provided news and traffic updates to Central Florida TV and radio stations. When WDBO let him go in 1997, he worked as morning newscaster at classic rock WHTQ-FM 96.5.  In 2001 Jeff was joined by Alicia Rivas-as co-hosts on WFLF-AM 540's "AM Orlando".

Jeff is an air personality (known as Slater) on WHPT-FM 102.5 "The Bone" in Tampa

Jeff Slater reminisces with Jim Turner and Jim Bishop on Turner's 35th anniversary

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