2013 Elmo Ellis Spirit Award Recipient
James W. Woodruff, Jr.
James W. Woodruff, Jr. was born in Columbus, Georgia and made his home there, the city he loved. He attended the University of Georgia studying journalism. Jim enlisted in the U. S. Army during WWII and was stationed in Karachi, India where he was program director for The Armed Forces Radio. In his twenties, he had supervising interests in radio stations in Columbus, Atlanta, and Albany. Jim was devoted to civic and U.S. military commitments. He remained President, Manager and CEO of WRBL AM/FM Radio and TV until his untimely death at the age of 62.
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