Bob is a 41 year veteran of radio and has been with WATH and WXTQ since 1991.
He started with WATH as an afternoon personality, and did a a stint as WXTQ morning DJ, before becoming the news guy. Bob hails from Western New York, which is why snow doesn`t bother him. His career taken him to Minnesota, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, back to Western New York and then to Athens.
Bob served as a Broadcast and Information Specialist in the U. S. Army and was stationed at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana; Johnston Atoll(in the South Pacific) and Fort Gordon, Georgia.
He is a graduate of Brown Insttute of Broadcasting, the Defense Information School and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Media Communications from Medaille College in Buffolo, NY.
Bob also was an adjunct proffessor in Ohio University`s Scripps School of Journalism from 2005 to 2010, teaching Radio News Writting and Reporting.
He is married to the love of his life, Marion, has three children, nine grandchildren and a granddaughter.
Bob Beyette/ News Director