Wendell P

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Wendell P.
Wendell P. Haywood
 
Although I joined the broadcast crew in April 2018, radio has been a jump back to a dream come true.    
Born and raised in Washington, D.C., I worked in several jobs including as a technician/park ranger with the White House tour program.  I found my way into radio during my college days at Norfolk State University in Virginia in the late 70’s. The broadcasting bug bit again in the early 80’s leading to a grave yard shift on a radio program in Maryland while starting a career in insurance operations.   Time flies when you’re having fun.  After nearly 37 years in insurance and living in Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and twice in Bloomington, Illinois, I retired and started my radio career again with WJBC on Sunday mornings.
I have five boys all with college degrees and six grandchildren. 

Blogs

WJBC Voices: Irish chutzpah

By David Stanczak Many years ago, a friend of mine explained by way of example, the meaning of the term “chutzpah.”  He said it’s like a kid who killed his parents asking the court for clemency on the ground that he’s an orphan.  While the term is Jewish, and incredibly colorful, it’s an equal opportunity…

WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…