Ed Knight – General Manager / Sales Manager

A graduate of the Professional Academy of Broadcasting in Knoxville, Ed began as an on air DJ and Sports Broadcaster in 1974 before moving into full time Sales in 1976.

Ed became Sales Manager in 1980 and has been General Manager in charge of day to day operations since 2011. He is also part of WECO’s ownership group.

Ed and his wife of 40 years, Susan, live in Wartburg. They have two grown sons Brad and Andrew. Brad is the 2015 FLW Forrest Wood Cup Champion. He and his wife Becky and daughter Tinsley live in Wartburg. Son Andrew and wife Kristen live in Oliver Springs.

Ed enjoys the challenge of managing two radio stations, golf, officiating High School Basketball, and umpiring college and High School Baseball.

He can be reached weekdays 9am-5pm at 423-346-3900 and edwecoradio@highland.net

Personal

Favorite Movie(s)

Cool Hand Luke, Smoky and the Bandit 1

Favorite Book(s)

Referee Magazine, How To Win Friends and Influence People, Verbal Judo.

Favorite Song:

Buy Me A Boat by Chris Jansen (shameful reference to son Brad winning FLW Forrest Wood Cup)

Favorite Food:

Fried Chicken, pinto beans, cornbread, slaw, mashed potatoes, fried okra, and corn on the cob.

Favorite Get-A-Way:

Florida Keys and especially Key West

Hobby(s)

Umpiring baseball, officiating basketball, and golf.

Favorite thing:

Grand parenting; I work hard at being a good “Poppy”

Something people may not know about you:

I serve on a select MRN Radio/NASCAR Radio Advisory Committee. Only 12 radio stations are represented from the entire country.

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