was one of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting's
earliest success stories. His first on air work
was at the former WSOR/WEHW in Windsor, CT. It was
there that he caught the attention of WPOP
which hired him as a weekend man and summer relief
Boss Jock in July of 1968.
soon moved to New Haven and WNHC's more music
format; he also worked at WNHC TV (becoming
the state's first black TV personality), then moved
to cross-town rival, WAVZ. Don's radio journey took
to KGFJ, KABC TV and KDAY, all in Los Angeles, then
a stint as editor for the R&B Report.
He served the
Armed Forces Radio Network based in L.A., KGFJ radio,
KMBY in Capitola, CA, and worked in sales at KNX