Jimqq Eason

Jimqq Eason

Popular radio presenter, a favorite of the public.
Country: USA

  1. Biography of Jim Eason
  2. Radio Career
  3. Acting Endeavors
  4. Later Years and Retirement
  5. Current Life

Biography of Jim Eason

Jim Eason, a popular radio host and beloved figure, captivated audiences from 1966 to 2000 in the San Francisco Bay Area. His catchphrase, "Do what you can, but behave yourself," became his signature statement. Born in the United States, Jim Eason is believed to have been born in 1934, according to some sources. After serving nine years in the United States Air Force as a meteorologist from 1954 to 1963, Jim decided to pursue higher education and enrolled in the San Francisco College to study radio and television.

Radio Career

In 1966, Jim Eason became the host of the online show "Testing 1-2-3" on KCBS radio in California, gaining even more popularity. Two years later, he began working at KGO radio as a talk show host, demonstrating his versatility and professionalism in various formats, including news broadcasting.

In 1970, Jim started hosting a weekly late-night show on the same radio station, attracting an increasing number of nighttime radio fans. Despite his success with the night owls, Jim often appeared on air during the day, occasionally coming to the studio after lunch for interviews with celebrities.

Acting Endeavors

In the early 1980s, Jim Eason explored his acting skills at the Capuchino Community Theatre, brilliantly portraying the great poet Omar Khayyam in a performance by Jack Brooks, a well-known singer, actor, art critic, director, and host of Saturday morning program on radio KGO.

Later Years and Retirement

In 1996, Jim Eason transitioned to KSFO radio and continued his active career despite his age and occasional health issues. However, in 2000, he was forced to retire, leaving his numerous fans deeply disappointed.

Current Life

Currently, the former radio idol resides in Auburn, California, although he spent most of his life in San Francisco. He remains energetic and unwilling to completely step away from his passions. Jim Eason eagerly follows the development and progress of the radio industry, comparing the current state of radio programs to the period of his undeniable success in the second half of the last century.