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Capt. Herb Emory

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Board Member

Phone: (404) ***-****  HQ Phone
wsbradio.com
1601 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
United States

Company Description: NewsTalk 750 WSB is Atlanta's source for news, weather, traffic, entertaining and informative talk and University of Georgia football. WSB is the home of nationally...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • National School of Broadcasting
  • Atlanta School of Broadcasting
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Web References
The Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame
www.georgiaradiohalloffame.org, 13 Dec 2013 [cached]
Herb Emory - Board of Directors (view bio)
The Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame is a Georgia Non Profit Corporation
www.georgiaradiohalloffame.com, 27 Nov 2013 [cached]
Capt. Herb Emory The Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame is a Georgia Non Profit Corporation
Capt. Herb Emory
Herb Emory was raised in the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains. He was in the sixth grade when the radio bug bit him. He swept floors and empty trash at WPNF in Brevard. He worked part time and obtained his third class radiotelegraph operators Certificate during junior and senior high school. Then it was off to The Atlanta School of Broadcasting.
He got a job as an intern at WIIN, 970 AM. He worked with Georgia Radio Hall of Fame Legacy Inductee, Skinny Bobby Harper, monitoring WSB for traffic and weather. After that Herb worked at WSNE in Cumming, WDGL in Douglasville, WACX in Austell, and the Georgia News Network.
At WFOM in Marietta, he did everything from news to a jock shift to being sidekick to GRHoF Inductee, "Big" Hugh Baby. Then Herb went to WQXI AM/ 94Q/Star 94 and spent 12 years there and was traffic reporter for the Steve and Vikki Morning show.
In 1991, Emory joined GRHoF Inductee McKee's "Hometown Morning Show" on WSB. Today, Capt. Herb reports the snafus, snarls, and smashups on Atlanta's interstate, highways, and side streets from the infamous "Skycopter Lounge. Herb is also a huge auto racing fan and, with wife Karen, hosts a NASCAR talk show on WSB on Saturday afternoons.
Herb has earned at least 15 First Place Awards, including two Green Eyeshades, for news and traffic reports from the Georgia Associated Press Association, and other media organizations. He served as President of the GAPBA in 1990/91.
WSB History 1990s people
www.wsbhistory.com, 25 Nov 2007 [cached]
HERB EMORY1991 to present
When Scott Slade left the WSB Skycopter to anchor Atlanta's Morning News in 1991, Herb stepped in to the Skycopter and has been there ever since heading the WSB Traffic team with reports every six minutes in the mornings and back with team coverage every afternoon.
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Herb also hosts weekend auto racing shows and supplies special coverage of the NASCAR races at Atlanta Morot Speedway.Every Christmas by the way, he is Santa on the radio as children call in to speak to the jolly old elf.
WSB 750-AM Radio is our media ...
www.artsdouglas.org, 21 Jan 2014 [cached]
WSB 750-AM Radio is our media sponsor again in 2011 with Captain Herb Emory presenting a live feed program from the festival site throughout the event, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution publishing the 2011 festival program. more>>
1990 - 199 A - J PEOPLE
www.wsbhistory.com, 3 Jan 2012 [cached]
Herb Emory
Captain Herb has been the major domo in the WSB Skycopter lounge since 1991. He also hosts a NASCAR talk show on weekends, Emory was inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame in 2008.
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