Gary Young has enjoyed the last 35+ years as a radio broadcaster. Born in Detroit the Land of Motown, Gary was destined to make the world tap their feet to his favorite hits. Starting his career in 1977 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Gary breathed new life into over 13 radio stations across the United States! Starting in programming in 1986 and taking 5 radio stations to number one from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Jacksonville, Florida, in 1996 Gary was selected as the first African American Public Address Announcer for the NBA Philadelphia 76er’s. Awards include the “George Boogaloo Frazier” award in 2000 for excellence by the Urban Network Magazine, and Program Director of the year in 2001.
Gary most recently underwent a life changing kidney transplant at Atlanta’s Piedmont Hospital in 2009, which only brings him closer to the community and stimulating his involvement in supporting and improving lives through healthy living with associations with the Piedmont Transplant Institute, National Kidney Foundation and the Georgia Transplant Foundation.
Favorite TV Show(s)- Law and Order, Meet The Browns
Favorite Restaurant-The Palm
Favorite Vacation Spot- Jamaica
Favorite things to do- Fishing, Relaxing
Favorite Musical Artist- Earth, Wind & Fire, The O’Jays