Duey Wright

wrightHe started his radio career in 1958 as a teenage disk jockey at his family owned station in Wausau, WRIG-AM. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he returned to manage WRIG and its FM companion which he put on the air in 1964. From those beginnings came a radio broadcasting career of over 40 years during which he built a Midwest broadcasting empire, owning and operating 23 radio stations in Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and Michigan, including as many as 13 in the Wausau/Stevens Point and Green Bay/Appleton markets in Wisconsin. He served on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association form 1981-85, chaired its Hall of Fame Committee in 1997-98 and also served on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation.

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