TOTALLY AWESOME 80S

 

It’s a five-hour tour through the pop, rock, and party hits of the 80s.  The songs and artists that defined the decade: 

Madonna, Pat Benatar, John Cougar Mellencamp, Phil Collins, Michael Jackson, Hall & Oates, Huey Lewis and the News, George Michael, Gloria Estefan, Cyndi Lauper, Heart, Billy Joel, Bangles, Go-Gos, J. Geils Band, Culture Club, Prince, Pointer Sisters, Journey, and many more!

KENT JONES

 

A 35-year radio veteran, Kent's career has taken him to New Jersey, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and Oklahoma.  In the 80s, he hosted the award-winning "Hit Magazine" on WTVN, Columbus.  He went on to be morning personality and Program Director at Classic Hits stations in Indianapolis and Oklahoma City.  He has spent the last 25 years programming legendary Classic Hits KOMA, consistently achieving top-5 ratings.  Kent was also named medium market Program Director of the year by Radio and Records magazine.

TOTALLY AWESOME 80S

 

WITH KENT JONES
Totally Awesome 80s Demo - Kent Jones
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Your listeners will love to hear their favorite songs - and get a few "Wow, I didn't know that!" moments as they hear the stories behind the hits.  All presented in a fun fast-paced style!

 

Kent says, "Hosting 'Totally Awesome 80s' is an exciting trip back to a decade that was really fun for me in radio.  The music was great and life was good.  We had great movies, classic video games, the advent of CDs, VCRs, and the personal computer revolution was just beginning.  It was an exciting time and the music of the 80s brings it all alive again!"

Hosted by Kent Jones

  • Radio veteran of 35+ years

  • Program Director of Classic Hits KOMA, Oklahoma City since 1988

  • Radio and Records Program Director of the Year

  • Host of award-winning “Hit Magazine” on WTVN, Columbus

  • A huge fan of the 80s - playing this music on the air when it was new.