Barry Chase

1944-1997

Barry Chase (Ron Shulz) was born in North Dakota and attended Brown Institute in Minneapolis, graduating in 1964. His first job in radio was at KSJB in Jamestown, North Dakota.

In 1968 he came to Atlanta's WQXI where he remained until partnering with Scott Woodside to do mornings  on Z93 from '73 until 1976.  Chase and Woodside hold the distinction of being the first morning team on FM Top 40.  When Pink Floyd played at the site of the former wall, they  broadcast live from Berlin.   1977, they moved to WQXI to do afternoons until 1978. After the team was dissolved, Barry remained as PM drive jock at  WQXI until 1979.

In 1989, the two were reunited on another incarnation of Z93. They stayed there until 1992. That's when Barry hung up his headphones to start his on voice on hold messaging service.

During his career on Atlanta radio, Barry was involved with many charitable organizations including the campaign to save the Fox theatre.


                     


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