On November 8, 2003 we
received this e-mail from
WTMA DJ Johnny Prince (C.J. Jones)
Good afternoon John:
I was looking on the Web and
came on the WTMA website, which includes two photos of me taken in the old
Dock Street Theater control room about 1963.
My air name was Johnny Prince, and I did middays. (My legal name is C.
J. Jones; perhaps you will recall CJ & BUZZ on WCSC and later on
WTMA.) Doug Randall was in morning drive. Bob Nash did
afternoons. Happy days for me.
Since we were in the old Dock
Street studios, we had to keep the control room monitor low because it
could be heard in the theater. Then there was the graveyard across the
When I left THE MIGHTY TMA I went to WBBQ in Augusta, GA as Program
Director. My very good friend and boss at 'TMA Bob Mitchell taught
me a great deal while I worked for him. He and I later teamed up again in
New Orleans at WNNR... WINNER RADIO.
Great to see the pictures and I congratulate you on keeping the MIGHTY TMA
memory alive. In the early 60's 'TMA was a truly great and innovative
radio station. I believe Bob Mitchell was the best program director the
station ever had.
C. J. Jones
Vice President Market Manager
Cumulus ~ Shreveport
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