Ed broke into radio in 1965 at WYOU radio,
playing country music. A musician by trade, Ed loved the coming
together with the biggest names in country music.
Ed Brown was Ed Pendino, a Jefferson High grad
who had a knack for show time, having played in local bands for
many years before breaking into radio.
At WYOU, Ed worked with legends like Cousin
Larry Lane, Bill Floyd, Gordon Solie, Tedd Webb, Al Dunnaway and
Ed worked at WYOU
until 1968, when he left for WZST in Leesburg. In 1971, Ed returned
to the Tampa Bay area to work for GTE full time, but always keeping
his hand in radio as an engineer for many radio stations. He has
survived 5 ownership changes at WTMP. Ed was working WHBO when
it changed its format to Oldies
Ed now does the engineering for the Devil Rays
home games at Tropicana Field, and also does many spring training
games for various Major League teams, in addition to many college
and pro football games for Westwood One.
Truly one of the greatest engineers to work
in the business. Announcers like Richie Ashburn and Harry Kallas
of the Phillies always enjoyed having Ed at the controls, describing
him as Pro. Ed had done the Twins spring training games for 7
years before joining the Phillies.
As a free lancer, ed has worked for giants
like WABC, WIP, WCCO, WFAN, WOAI, and many of the top statio0ns
in the country, along with ABC, ESPN, & The Fabulous Sports
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