Jim Kerr Celebrates 40th Anniversary On-Air In New York City
March 18, 2014 at 6:33 AM (PT)
CCM+E Classic Rock WAXQ (Q104.3)/NEW YORK wakeup star JIM KERR is celebrating 40 years of being on-air in THE BIG APPLE. At age 21, KERR began his radio career as the morning show host at WPLJ/NEW YORK -- a position he held for 15 years. His radio legacy continued over the years as he successfully hosted morning shows at WPIX, WYNY, WXMV, WQCD and Y107 in the country's #1 market.
KERR has interviewed the biggest names in rock music including ROBERT PLANT, ROGER WATERS, DAVID GILMOUR, BRIAN MAY, MICK JAGGER and countless more. He recently hosted the live nationwide iHEARTRADIO broadcast of "12-12-12," the fundraising concert to aid the victims of Hurricane SANDY. KERR has also recently hosted iHEARTRADIO Album Release Parties for PAUL MCCARTNEY and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN.
Beyond his work on-air, KERR is a member of the Board of Directors of the AFTRA Foundation and in 2013 was elected VP of the NEW YORK Local of Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
"JIM KERR is a NEW YORK CITY and nationwide Rock radio legend," said Q104.3 PD ERIC WELLMAN "30 years ago his show was a top-10 morning show in the country and today he's still in the top 10."