|Jim Gearhart joined KQV
on on January 8, 1962 replacing Bill Western for mornings. Jim is orignally
from Vinton, Virginia and attended Roanoke College. His first radio job
was at WROV in 1958. he also worked at WHYE in Roanoke. Jim left KQV for
WPOP in Hartford in early 1964 as program director and morning man. He
was replaced by Hal Murray. After Hartford, Jim worked at WFIL in Philadelphia,
and a number of stations in New York including WCBA, WNEW and WNBC. Jim
also had stops in Seattle and Los Angeles before returning to the east
and joining WXKW, New Jersey 101.5 in Trenton. Jim has been at New Jersey
101.5 since 1990. On November 1, 2010, Jim was hornored by New Jersey 101.5
as they named the station building the Jim Gearhart Broadcast Center.
Jim retired from New Jersey 101.5 WKXW-FM Trenton on November 23, 2015. Jim suffered a head injury after a September fall at his home. He had been with New Jersey 101.5 for 25 years
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