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Clarke Ingram is a United States radio personality and programming executive.

Ingram is best known in his home market and hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is currently employed at Pittsburgh-area AM stations WKHB (620) and WKFB (770), which program a mixture of talk shows and oldies. The stations are owned by Broadcast Communications, Inc.

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Career

Ingram was formerly Program Director of two Pittsburgh stations, top 40 WBZZ (now WBZW-FM) and "Jammin' Oldies" WJJJ (now talk WPGB). He also served as Program Director of top 40 stations WPXY in Rochester, New York and KRQQ in Tucson, Arizona, Operations Manager of top 40 KZZP in Phoenix, Arizona, and as an on-air personality at top 40 WHTZ (Z-100) in New York City and other radio stations including WBZZ, WWSW-FM, and the former WXKX/WHTX, all in Pittsburgh. [1]

While the bulk of Ingram's career has been in top 40 radio, he has moved into oldies in recent years and hosts a regular Saturday-afternoon oldies show on WKHB.

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Awards and recognition

  • In 1995, Ingram was named one of the top 40 "Top 40 DJs of All Time" (ranked #38) by Decalcomania, a radio enthusiasts' club publishing a monthly newsletter. The list was published in the New York Daily News on September 5, 1995.
  • Ingram won three "Program Director of the Year" awards from the Gavin Seminar for Media Professionals and Bobby Poe's Pop Music Survey.

Other activities

  • Ingram is recognized as an expert on the defunct DuMont Television Network. He maintains a personal web site devoted to the subject at www.dumonthistory.tv.
  • Ingram was also a leading force in a grassroots protest to get the CBS television network to reconsider its cancellation of the program Jericho, which it announced in May 2007. Ingram was part of a group that organized www.jericholives.com, a website dedicated to saving the show.[2]

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