2010 Career Achievement

J J Jackson

J J Jackson’s first job in radio was at WCPA in Clearfield, Pennsylvania in 1971 after attending The Ohio School of Broadcast. He moved south to WRKT in Titusville, Florida and in 1973 came to Georgia radio at WRFC in Athens. In 1974 he was hired at 790 WQXI, He was off to greener pastures for a couple of years but in 1986 he came back to Georgia and WFOX while it was still in Gainesville, but about to move to Atlanta. For nearly 15 years, Jackson hosted the “Sunday Gold Countdown” and hit the road with his “Traveling Rock and Roll Show”. In 2001 he segued to WLCL, KOOL 1057 in Atlanta until the format changed. While at WLCL, J J (a gourmet cook) began producing “The Rock and Roll Food Guy”, a syndicated feature which aired on 30 stations. He also hosted “Atlanta Cooks” a food talk show on WGST.

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