WPOP Boss Jock Mark Driscoll
 

WPOP's Go Magazine article on Mark Driscoll - July 11, 1969

Cartoons by Driscoll - WPOP's Go Magazine - August 22, 1969

Above: WPOP's Go Magazine - July 11, 1969

Left: Mark Driscoll cartoon in WPOP's Go Magazine - August 22, 1969

Right: Mark Driscoll cartoon in WPOP's Go Magazine - August 15, 1969


As the youthful face above indicates, Boss Jock Mark Driscoll was only 18 years old when he started at WPOP but he brought with him a lot of experience. He had already worked as a deejay at stations in Utah, California and Kansas.

Mark started as a weekend warrior, replacing Navy-bound Frank Holler on Saturday and Sunday nights.

With the departure of Steve O'Brien Mark quickly found himself hosting the weekday night shift until Jackson Armstrong stormed into Hartford.

Cartoons by Driscoll - WPOP's Go Magazine - August 15, 1969
The Courant TV Week - July 20, 1969


Uncle Sam came calling again in August and soon Mark was being fitted with his own government-issue sailor suit. Weekends were inherited by the newest in a never-ending line of Boss Jocks, Bobby Branigan.

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