OSWEGO — After just a few weeks of hosting the local segments WRVO’s Morning Edition, Jason Smith says he loves the job. And while he feels at ease behind the mic, you’d be surprised to know he hates public speaking.
Those reflections and more appear in the Syracuse Post-Standard. As we reported here back in February, Smith was selected to take over as host for John Hurlbutt — who graciously delayed his retirement by a few months while the station mulled over Smith and nearly 20 other candidates.
- September 8, 2008: WRVO Seeks Morning Host/Producer; Hurlbutt to Retire
- February 7, 2009: WRVO Selects Smith to Host “Morning Edition” … and GM John Krauss reflects on 40 years of working with Hurlbutt
- February 24, 2009: WRVO Announces Hurlbutt/Smith Transition Dates
- March 24, 2009: Happy Retirement, John Hurlbutt!
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