Bobby O’Jay celebrates 35 years on the air

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A big name in Memphis radio is celebrating 35 years on the air.

The one-and-only Bobby O'Jay of WDIA has been program director and host for the popular morning show since 1983.

He's also served as a mentor so many others.

"Bobby O'Jay is the reason I'm here in Memphis," radio host Earle Augustus said. "He was an inspiration. We used to talk, you know I never made it over there, but you know what, I admire him. he's one of the giants in our industry, and to have 35 years in one spot, that's phenomenal."

O'Jay celebrated at a sold-out event at the Hard Rock Cafe downtown.

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