Ron Colman Retires From WNCO Morning Show
March 27, 2015 at 1:41 PM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA Country WNCO (101.3)/ASHLAND, OH morning show host RON COLMAN will retire from his on-air duties after 30 years with the station. COLMAN’s last day on-air will be FRIDAY, MAY 1st, but he will continue partnering with the station as Community Ambassador.
"COLMAN in the Morning" first came to mid-OHIO AUGUST 1st, 1984 after hosting radio shows in PENNSYLVANIA, KANSAS and YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO. In 1994, he was inducted into the COUNTRY WESTERN MUSIC ASSOCIATION DJ HALL OF FAME. More recently, he was inducted into the OHIO RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTERS HALL OF FAME. COLMAN received numerous awards for his outstanding community service during tenure at WNCO.
“Thirty years of waking up with my listeners has truly been a blessing.” said COLMAN. “I’m looking forward to one final month on the air, then I’m throwing my alarm clock out the window. You’ve allowed me into your homes and cars each morning, and it has been a privilege.”
“I can’t thank RON enough for the positive impact he has made in our community,” said WNCO Market President MARGIE TASSEFF. “RON knew it was always about using the power of radio for the betterment of our town.”
“He’s not just a local legend.” added iHEARTMEDIA SVP Programming KEITH KENNEDY. “His impact has been felt over the years by the entire country music community.”