Name Dan Gonder
About Almost every day, I play a song that reminds me of somebody that broke my heart. That's what is special about what I do. As a Programmer specializing in Oldies, I understand that it's all about the music, but not just the music. Every song connects. Takes you to another time and place in your life. A lot of fun stuff, but not all. If life was a movie, the songs that you hear on the radio would be the soundtrack or your live.
I grew up in a working class family in an industrial town in Western Pennsylvania. I could see the smokestacks from all the mills, but I could also see the radio station tower as well, that seemed to hold infinite possibilities for me. I decided at the age of 11 that I wanted to work in radio.
I went to Broadcasting School, I went to College, and I got one radio job after another. I got to have dinner with Mickey Mantle. My proudest accomplishments are attached to the large and the small. I was part of an air staff the made WAJI the #1 Adult Contemporary Station in the Country in the late 80's..and my latest stop. Programming a 500 watt station that had been the Heritage Rock station that I grew up with for the last year and a half.
I didn't get into radio to be famous,or to move up in Show Business. I like talking to people. I like being "one of the guys" that remembers,
and I honestly like sharing with the audience.
Website URL
Category Morning Show Talents
Nationality White/Ukranian
Contact Details
Email dgonder(at)
Cell Phone No. 330 503 8046
Telephone 330 788 8883
Air Check
City / Town Youngstown
Street Address 4432 Erie Street
Province / State OH
Country United States
[Availability & Optional Preferences]
Zip / Post Code 44512
Available to Start 2013-Mar-01
Location Preference Midwest, NorthEast or New England
[Education & Experience]
Positions Interested In? Morning Show, Mid Day, Afternoon,
Program Director, Music Dircetor
Highest Education Bachelor's
Education Summary BS in BA (Business Administration) Degree from Youngstown State University.
Major in Advertising and Public Relations. Minors in English, History and Management
Work Experience Program Director and Morning Talent, WGFT Radio, Bernard Broadcasting, Youngstown Ohio.
Production Director, Clear Channel Radio
Youngstown, 1991-2009
Mornings WNIO 2002-2009
Midays WMXY 1998-2008
Middays WBBG 2008-2009
Weekends WKBN 2000-2009
PT/Fill ins WKBN 1991-2009
Nights WAJI/Fort Wayne Indiana 1986-1989
Experience Years 11+ Yr
Salary Range $40K -60K
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