Wisconsin Rapids Radio GM Jack Gennaro Dies
March 8, 2010 at 11:53 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former WISCONSIN radio GM JACK GENNARO, who died THURSDAY (3/4) in MARSHFIELD, WI at 83, according to the WISCONSIN RAPIDS TRIBUNE.
GENNARO started in broadcasting in sales at WREX-TV/ROCKFORD, IL in 1953, moving to WFRV-TV/GREEN BAY in 1957 and to radio at WOBT-A/RHINELANDER, WI in 1961. He became GM at WFHR-A and WWRW/WISCONSIN RAPIDS in 1964 and served in that post until his 1990 retirement. Along the way, he also served as GM of the WISCONSIN NETWORK, distributor of UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN football and men's basketball broadcasts.