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Nancy Wilson

About Me: I should have known I was destined to have a career where all I do is talk when I was in kindergarten at Plattsburg Elementary in the late 60's. I got the customary "S's" and "S-pluses", but got one "U"--unsatisfactory, because my teacher said I talked too much! Can you believe it? And it makes further sense that I love country music, since George Jones, Johnny Cash, and Dolly Parton were in our house all the time! (Even though Mom didn't much like Dolly--wonder why?) My Dad loves country music and my sister and I would play his records on our "close and play" record player. Not much to do out on the farm, you know! Education: The years passed, I kept getting in trouble for talking too much at Southeastern High School in my hometown of South Charleston. Then it was on to college at the University of Dayton ....where my major was ....civil engineering! But not for long, I quickly switched to Broadcast Journalism (the talking thing again). After graduating in 1985, I couldn't find a radio job anywhere, so I worked as bank teller at Banc Ohio in Springfield till my big radio break at WIZE in 1988. My Life Now: In 1989, I got a call from K99.1FM and I've been on the morning show ever since!!! During all this time, I've acquired four nephews...CJ, Derrick, Matt and Andy, gained and lost a husband....and found a new man! And have probably gained and lost the same amount of weight over and over and over again!  After all this time in my house, I still haven't figured out what to do with my bathroom!  Pass Times: I like to spend my time with all my boys, my Dad, my sister and my friends. I tutor a 1st grader at Oak view Elementary (talking thing again!) and am hooked on The Voice, Kitchen Nightmares and reruns of Roseanne and Beverly Hills, 90210!!!  ! I am an avid volleyball player, although my friends would probably like it if I were less competitive, and am a pretty good bowler! While I do love country music (Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, and George Jones are some of my faves!), I also admit to a passion for 80's heavy metal bands. Favorites: Anything else? I could eat cereal morning, noon and night...it's my favorite! My favorite movie is Steel Magnolias and my favorite color is red. I love dogs (I miss my Cody, and my little "brother" Leo), Halloween and the sound of my nephews laughing. I'm very proud of my single mom sister and my Mom and Dad.  I just lost my Mom not long ago and my heart is broken.   But I know she's proud of me and I will see her again one day.  I thank both of them for loving me for who I am, the one who never stops talking!

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