Career Achievement Inductee
John Moore grew up in Dyersburg Tennessee, attended public school and began working in radio before graduating from high school. In attended Georgia Tech and while there got his first ticket and during summer vacations did engineering work at stations in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama. In 1964, he applied for and got a par time job at WSB FM doing an evening shift. Soon, he moved over to WSB AM as a full time employee. He worked on air, production, and news and when 2007 Georgia Radio Hall of Fame Legacy inductee Bob Van Camp retired he became solo host of WSB Merry Go Round from 5 to 10 AM. Jim Howell joined Moore as co-host (Jim and John) until he left and was replaced by Gay Kinsey. John interviewed all the celebrities who came to Atlanta. In 1982 after being taken off on mornings and made a nighttime producer, he left WSB and became chief engineer and morning man at WRNG. His next stop was at WJYA AM in Marietta/WJYF -FM licensed to La Grange, but with studios in Marietta. He served as operations manager until the stations were sold. John then worked at WDYX/WLKQ in Buford before he left radio. In 1992, he became a full time Software Developer at Central Health Services and in 1993, was promoted to head PC Development. In 2001, Moore joined the programming staff at Radiant Systems in Alpharetta, where I remained until retiring in 2008.
Click to listen to John on WSB's "Merry Go Round"
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