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Don came to the station from sister station KAYK in Provo in May of 1977 when The Great Strike That Struck Out occured. In addition to doing morning news, he also pulled a Saturday evening show until he left the station in the Summer of 1978.



Don Bishop writes:

Don O'Day's an old friend of mine originally from North Carolina who ended up in Provo, Utah and attended college at BYU. He went to WPGC to be the newsman with Jim Elliott. Don always had that deep voice and a love for morning humor. When he left WPGC in 1978, it was to replace me as PD at KAYK AM/FM. The GM and I were on the outs and I soon left to go to Q107.

The last I heard is that after returning from 'PGC, he worked in Provo and Salt Lake City. He did a lot of voice-over stuff including scriptures on tape and so forth. I believe he moved to Phoenix and I don't think he's in radio, though I'm not sure. His wife is from Arizona, so I believe he went there to make her happy.




From the Fall of 1977.



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03/10/78 8:25 AM
03/10/78 8:55 AM
03/10/78 9:25 AM
05/16/78 1st of 3
05/16/78 2nd of 3
05/16/78 3rd of 3

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03/10/78 Winner of Weekly Prize

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08/21/77 Metrorail


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