John Summers    Biography


Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pa, Started playing the guitar at age 11, and still do. Got my first taste of big time radio at B-94 Pittsburgh, there was no turning back. (lol) Started at BJ-105 (WBJW-FM 105.1) in February of 1986. The three years I spent there were the most fun of my career. I mean, my first personal appearance was judging a Hawaiian Tropic tanning/bikini contest in Cocoa Beach!  ;)  I left to be PD at Steve Kingston's station in Charleston, West Virginia. After about two years. I came back to Orlando and was the first PM Drive guy at WMMO(-FM 98.9). In 1993, I was picked up by Scott Sherwood at the old 'COOL 105.9' (WOCL-FM 105.9), where I was a part-timer until 1995, when I got the gig of my life at the legendary 98.7 KLUV, Dallas/Ft/ Worth. I'm still here, part-time now due to budget cuts in '09. I also work full time for Dial Global radio networks doing afternoons on about 35 stations around the country. I can be heard every afternoon on Ray Michaels'  "98.5, The Beach" (WSBH-FM 98.5) in Brevard County. I miss Florida, but life is good!! I love being outdoors and still bicycle regularly. A couple of years ago, I even ran a half marathon.

2-24-12 John Summers has moved from Dial Global's Oldies Plus Channel to the afternoon drive on slot on KLUV-FM 98.7.

John Summers Looking For New Gig       7-21-15
John Summers has been let go by Westwood One, on their Dial Global's Oldies Plus Channel after
four and a half years. John's CFLRadio resume includes stints at WBJW-FM 105.1, WMMO-FM 98.9, WOCL-FM 105.9  and WSBH-FM 98.5 via Westwood
-One. John also spent 19 years at KLUV-FM 98.7 in Dallas.

John Summers WBJW-FM 105.1
Jan. 1989

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