Knowledge Identifier: +Don_Imus
Born in 1940.
Countries: United States (59%), New Mexico (18%), California (9%)
Linked to: Fox Business Network, Bigelow Tea Company, Radio and Television Correspondents' Association, Rutgers University
Thus he began his career as a radio disc jockey on June 28, 1968 at radio station KUTY in Palmdale, California
From 1982 to 1985, the station employed talk-radio host Howard Stern, and WNBC heavily promoted the pair in print and television ads, which often featured the slogan "If We Weren't So Bad, We Wouldn't Be So Good
Imus was the utility announcer for Geraldo Rivera's monthly TV series "Good Night, America", which aired as a recurring segment of ABC's "Wide World of Entertainment" program, and he was one of the inaugural video jockeys for the launch of the VH-1 cable network in 1985
Imus battled alcoholism during his early career in New York, but in 1987 finally pursued effective treatment
The radio show became nationally syndicated in 1993, and began simulcasting on MSNBC in 1996
On March 21, 1996, Imus delivered a speech at the Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C., which Imus later called "The Speech From Hell"
Warner Wolf - Because of his work on "Imus in the Morning" and Don Imus' recommendation on the air continuously, Wolf went back to WCBS-TV as the sports anchor on February 3, 1997
Warner Wolf - He stayed there until May 2004, returning to WABC in 2006 as the sports reporter for Curtis and Kuby, and continuing, with a two-week hiatus, on the Imus in the Morning program following Don Imus's arrival at WABC
On January 11, 2007, Sen. Chris Dodd , an occasional guest on "Imus in the Morning", announced his candidacy in the 2008 Presidential Election while speaking with Imus on his daily program
Little Richard - In 2007, to help raise funds to benefit sick and dying children, as well as to debunk the notion that Don Imus was a racist, he recorded a guest track for "The Imus Ranch Record"
Ana Marie Cox - On 12 April 2007 Cox claimed on "Time" magazine's website that she agreed to appear on the Don Imus radio show despite the show's history of racially and sexually charged content because she wanted to be considered part of the media elite
In 2008, Little Richard appeared as a guest artist on "The Imus Ranch Record," to help raise funds to benefit sick and dying children, as well as to debunk the notion that Imus was racist
Fox Business Network - In September 2009, Don Imus and FBN reached an agreement to carry his show, "Imus in the Morning", on Fox Business
Larry Gatlin - In the summer of 2010, Gatlin acted as substitute host for Don Imus on Imus in the Morning and "Fox Across America with Spencer Hughes" on March 16, 2011
On April 28th, 2015, Imus announced that his radio show would no longer be broadcast on the Fox Business Network starting May 29th, 2015
Sid Rosenberg - On March 8, 2018 Rosenberg and Bernard McGuirk signed contracts to replace the retiring Don Imus of the Imus in the Morning show