"I thought being on the radio might help me score a date for the prom.
Only problem: that job was at a small Country station, which no one listened to…Even ME! His nomadic jock journey took him to Indianapolis as pd for WNTR and later, was transferred to Memphis by Entercom.
It is with great sadness that we move our 2006 MURAL OF THE YEAR to the RIP section: 145 Market (2) (Jill Sellers, Peter Tetrault, Dave Penner, Dennis Bell, 2006). Moved 651 Stafford (1) (Larry Rich, 2007), 651 Stafford (2) (Larry Rich, 2008) and 651 Stafford (3) (Larry Rich, 2008) to the RIP section. Added new 2017 wall with 4 photos at Forks Parkade, 11 Israel Asper (Hatashi Iwasaski, Kenneth Lavallee). Added new 2017 wall with 2 photos at Chocoberry Dessert House, 470B River (Natalie Baird, Toby Gillies, Hannah Doucet). Thank you to our panel of twenty-nine independent judges which included: Alex Morrison, ED, Transcona BIZ Andrew Sannie, North End Community Wellness Liason, NECRC; Angelo Luis, MD; Bill Coe, Retired; 40 years in Property/Casualty Insurance Industry; Barb Shewchuck, History geek, writer, photographer; Bob Bruce, Programmer, Geomatics Engineer, Province of Manitoba; Bob Buchanan, The Murals of Winnipeg website; Carol Kirkhope, retired school secretary; Christian Cassidy, West End Dumplings Blog; Christina Vasquez, Certified Yoga Instructor and Personal Training Specialist; Daryl Dumanski, ED, Forum Art Institute; Donna Lee Munroe, Artist; Eric Unger; Erin Kosier, U of M Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduate; Jan Middleton, Office Assistant, U of M; Jill Sellers, Artist; Joanne Lussier-Demers, Oniva Producer, Radio-Canada; Jodi Gilmore, Researcher, Manitoba Labour Board; Laura Ibister, retired; Linda Rodgers, retired teacher; Lindsay Kerouac, Beekeeper, Beeproject Apiaries; Louise Buchanan, The Murals of Winnipeg website; Michael Fournier, muralist, Brand, Print and Web Design; Mike Green Manager, Social Media and Creative Communications, Tourism Winnipeg; Nicolle Collette, Translation Coordinator for a Translation Service Company; Pat Allan, Retired: Volunteer at Park Manor, Geneology Enthusist; Rick Dreger, Digital Photographic Retoucher; Rob Nykoluk, retired CN employee and groud Grampa; Steve Wilson, Executive Director, Graffiti Art Programmimg; Tamara Fernandos, Planning & Project Coordinator, West End BIZ; Tom Ethans, Executive Director, Take Pride Winnipeg! Added new 2016 wall with 5 photos at Peking Chinese Food at 840 Corydon (Charlie Johnston).
Added new 2017 wall with 3 photos at Fort Gibraltar Trail (Nereo Eugenio). Added new 2017 mosaic wall with 2 photos at Lord Selkirk School, 170 Poplar (2) (Unsula Neufeld). Added new 2017 wall with 4 photos at Picture Perfect Window Cleaning, 325 Logan (Rodrigo Pradel). Changed slideshow on entrance page to that of the 2016 Murals. Added new 2017 wall with 3 photos at THRIVE Thrift Shop at 555 Spence (2) (Annie Beach, Brianna Wentz) with remarks by the artists. Moved 501 Ellice (Signs & Wonders, 2001) to the RIP section. Moved Pembina & Jubilee underpass (2) (Annie Bergen, Siyee Mann, 2015) to the RIP section. Moved Osborne Underpass (4) (Charlie Johnston, Sarah Johnston, 2003) to the RIP section.
By age 18, I lucked in to an undeserved dream job, doing afternoon drive at B100 San Diego."When KTNQ became the high-powered "Ten-Q," Willie got the call to join the Top 40 station. He went on to WRKO-Boston and eight years at B104, the dominant station in Baltimore. "I left the country for a while, living in TEXAS..:-)." The “B” in Willie “B” stood for BOURBON Street (actually, he doesn’t drink! "I was actually on several Entercom stations simultaneously: afternoon drive in Indy, Madison, Memphis, etc." He cites several career highlights: voted ‘ Radio Personality of the Year’ in 1989, and several nominations for the same title with the Poe Awards.
"I appeared in an NBC Special with KISS, John Mellencamp and even George Harrison (BTW: He told me HIS favorite Beatle song was , George: KFWB, 1961; KABC, 1973.
Moved 195 Young (Tiart, unknown year) to the RIP section. Moved 302 Waterfront (2) (Julia Wake, Pat Lazo, 2014) to the RIP section.
Moved 318 Ross (Gibril Bagura, Charlie Johnston, unknown artist, 2014) to the RIP section. Added new 2016 wall with 7 photos at Billy Mosienko Bowling, 1136 Main (Jennifer Johnson Mosienko). Added two new traffic controller boxes in Osborne Village: one with 3 photos at Osborne & Wardlaw (Jay Cabredo); and one with 2 photos at Osborne & Stradbrook (Misty Greyeyes) with brief remarks by Misty Greyseyes.Post-graduation, Letty held down the midday slot at stations in Palm Springs, Monterey and San Francisco before returning home to KIIS.tarted his career at age 13 in his hometown of Montgomery Alabama.Moved 1010 Arlington (Dennis & Diane Bell, 2004) to the RIP section. Moved 50 Hastings (2) (Sarah Collard, 2011) to the RIP section. Moved Academy & Kenaston (Apop Crew, 1996) to the RIP section. Mary's Rd (Brian Gasenzer, Brad Friesen, Krakr, 2008) to the RIP section. Moved 1250 Beaumont (1) (General Byng Students, 2000) to the RIP section. Moved 949 Henserson (1) (John Henderson Juniorn High Students, 1996), and 949 Henderson (2) (Jill Sellers, Jeanette Jerome, Belle Fosh Signs, 2000) to the RIP section. Moved 675 Archibald (1) (Allstar Alliance, 2004), 675 Archibald (2) (Stephanie Gauthier, 2005), and 141 Wellington Cr (Kelvin HS Students, 2011) to the RIP section. Moved 300 Portage (Cyrus Smith, 2008) to the RIP section. Added new 2016 wall at 127 Regent W (Nereo Eugenio). Added new 2016 wall at Blair Yakimoski Constituency Office, 178 Spence (unknown).Moved 328 William (Pauget Signs, unknown year) to the RIP section.Moved 333 Henderson (Frank Megyesi, 2003) to the RIP section. Moved 558 Keenleyside (Jill Sellers, 2005) to the RIP section.