AM radio quiz
Question 1 (of 5): Who is this?
Syndicated talk host Rush Limbaugh spent some of his early career years working as a Top 40 DJ under the pseudonym "Jeff Christie." During the 1970s, he worked in Pittsburgh at the former WIXZ-AM and KQV-AM. Audio courtesy Jeff Roteman's KQV website.
Question 2 (of 5): Who is this?
Porky Chedwick was a trailblazer in broadcasting and played a major role in desegregating popular music by playing so-called "race records" for a wider audience. His on-air patter earned him the nickname of "Platter Pushin' Poppa" and "Daddio of the Raddio." He worked at WAMO-AM/FM for most of his radio career, which started in 1948. Audio courtesy porkychedwick.com.
Question 3 (of 5): Who voiced the character called Omicron?
The late Rege Cordic hosted the KDKA-AM morning show "Cordic & Company" from 1954 to 1965. The top-rated show featured comedy sketches voiced by Mr. Cordic and others and featured regular characters like Louie the Garbage Man and Omicron the space alien. Audio courtesy RegeCordic.com.
Question 4 (of 5): Who is this?
The late "Mad" Mike Metrovich hosted a popular show on the former WZUM-AM in Carnegie during the 1960s. He played a wild mix of doo-wop, garage rock, pre-punk and R&B, and hosted popular dances at area clubs. Audio courtesy Mad Mike /WZUM aircheck.
Question 5 (of 5): Who is this?
Jim Quinn hosts the syndicated "Quinn & Rose" morning talk show on WPGB-FM, which is also carried on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. During the '60s, he hosted a popular nightly show on Top 40 KQV-AM, and went on to do stints at the former WKTQ-AM and WBZZ-FM. Audio courtesy Jeff Roteman's KQV website.