2010 Legacy Inductee

Donald Jones


1915 - 1994

Donald Jones attended Princeton Preparatory School and graduated from Princeton University. He served in the Canadian Air Force, and was a captain the U. S. Air.  Force. He flew 25 missions and was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses and five Air Medals. After serving his country, he became an advertising executive for national radio sales and in 1949 became commercial manager and vice-president of WSAV in Savannah. In 1956 Jones founded and was majority owner of WSGA. WSGA was one of first and the most successful Savannah “Top 40” station. WSGA was a consistent ratings winner under Jones’ ownership, receiving numerous Regional and National awards. In 1971he became part owner of WSGF, a position he held until 1977. Jones was active in his community, Rotary, and Christ Church in Savannah. 


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