J.B. King has been the anchor of the 98.5 KLUC on-air staff since he joined in April of 1998. A native of Oakland, CA and a graduate of U.C. Davis, J.B. began his radio career in Sacramento, CA, with stops in San Francisco and Phoenix, before arriving in Las Vegas.
While achieving #1 Arbitron ratings in Afternoon drive, J.B. has also won multiple awards, including an EMA Award for “Best Show in Las Vegas”, and “Music Director of the Year”, three times from S.I.N. Magazine, twice from Billboard Magazine, and once each from Gavin Magazine & Hitmakers, as well as, “Most Promising Programmer” from FMQB.
Being a member of the media, the killings in Virginia of the WDBJ journalists hits home, as both, tragic and senseless. From the beginning, seeing his photo and hearing his name, something seemed eerie. More than just being shocked and sadness. Maybe because, I went to school with this killer.