The upstate is pretty much home. I wasn't born here, but the family moved to Greenville 40 years ago when Dad took a job in the textile business. Went to J. L. Mann High, then saw my daughter graduate from the same school. I started in the radio business after one semester of college, which I found out was too hard. (College, not this!) I was lucky to get started here at WESC 30 years ago, and haven't found anything else I really wanted to do more. And I like the things we have on WESC ... I do like country music, I do like racing, I just don't like getting up at 3 am.
I’m thankful for you!
I sincerely mean that. I feel like the luckiest man in the world to have been able to work here at WESC for 31 years now, and it wouldn’t be possible if you didn’t listen. More than that, I feel like you and I have developed a relationship and a friendship through these years, you shared my joy when my daughter was born, my grief when I lost my Dad a few years back, and you celebrated with me when my sweet little granddaughter was born last year.
One of the nicest things that can happen to someone who lives on the radio is to have someone come up to you somewhere and say “I like to hear you on the radio.” You've done that. You’ve given me more joy than you can know.
I wish for you a wonderful Thanksgiving, and the merriest of Christmases. Thank you.