Tuning in success with experience in Terre Haute

A man credits his success in the radio industry with a career early on in Terre Haute.

Posted: Jul 29, 2018 6:18 AM
Updated: Jul 30, 2018 10:57 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) -Terre Haute has a lot of media history.

The landscape has changed over the years. A man who played a part in local radio is sharing is journey.

Dale turner is author of "Turner's Big Radio and Record Adventure."

He started working at WTHI Radio in the 1970's. He quickly became the first AM country morning DJ and Program Director.

Turner also spent 15 years with RCA Records, helping represent major names in country music.

He talks about all of his experience in-depth in his book.

“It’s been a wonderful blessing all these years to earn a living in music, either playing the music, or promoting the music,” said Turner. He told News 10 his time in the Wabash Valley was key to his career development.

You can get a copy of the book. Check out Turner's website.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Broken Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 71°
Robinson
Broken Clouds
67° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 67°
Indianapolis
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 70°
Rockville
Broken Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 71°
Casey
Overcast
70° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 70°
Brazil
Broken Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 71°
Marshall
Broken Clouds
71° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 71°
Rain, then a cool down!
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

1 killed in ATV accident

Image

Rail Safety Week

Image

Harvest Safety Alert

Image

Representatives from Taiwan tour Hoosier farm ahead of trade deal

Image

Sunday: Sunny start, Windy. High: 87

Image

Girls Golf Sectionals

Image

EIU vs ISU 9-21-19

Image

13th Annual Bat Festival

Image

Monarch Madness

Image

Wingy Dingy Thingy

WTHI Events