George Fisher (6)

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Radio personality

George Fisher (born February 9, 1922, Chattanooga, Tennessee USA - died July 1995) was an American radio presenter.

Raised in Washington, D.C. USA, he attended Columbus University. Fisher served his country during World War II. Part of that time, he played trumpet in the Air Force Orchestra often heard on Contact, a weekly show on NBC. After the war, he attended The National Academy of Broadcasting and served as a teacher and director of training. George worked at WMAL and WGMS in Washington. Then, he and two classmates opened WKOB in North Adams, Massachusetts. In 1952, Fisher was on his way to Florida for a job interview when he heard about an opening in Augusta, Georgia USA. He moved to WGAC, and then helped put WAUG on the air. After a brief stint as morning man/program director at WBBQ, he became co-owner of WBIA. After serving as the station's program director, morning man and manager for nearly two decades, he returned to WGAC in 1982. He hosted the morning show, known for a daily devotional and marching the kids off to school. “Time to get ‘em slicked and shined, buckled and bowed, zipped up, tuned up, tucked in, combed out, look out, be careful, heeeeeere they come, marching out the door to school”.

George Fisher worked tirelessly in his community and was recognized with many awards. He served on the boards of many charitable foundations and organizations and was active in his church.
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George Fisher (6) Discography Tracks

Acting, Literary & Spoken

JLPS 1008, JLP 1008 Sammy Poole Sammy Poole - Snowball(LP) Jonathan Records (2), Jonathan Records (2) JLPS 1008, JLP 1008 US Unknown Sell This Version