Jim Davenport III


Jim was born in Americus and was hired by his father at WTJH in College Park to run the "Georgia Jubilee". He then went to work for Jim Wilder at WBIE in Marietta. In 1961, Al Jones, owner of WFOM, hired Jim away to manage the station. When Mr. Jones died, Davenport bought WFOM. In 1979, Jim , "The O' Bear" retired from radio and formed Wingfoot Promotions, a company which acted as promotional liaison for many record labels.