Jim Philips To Delay Retirement From Real Radio 104.1 Orlando

Jim Philips Phile File Real Radio 104.1 WTKS OrlandoAfter previously announcing his intent to retire from iHeartMedia Hot Talk “Real Radio 104.1” WTKS Cocoa Beach/Orlando FL in January 2018, Jim Phillips has announced he will remain with the station for one more year.

“The Phillips Phile” will cut back to four days a week airing Mondays through Thursdays. He has hosted afternoons in Orlando since 1986 and on WTKS since its launch in 1993.

Original Report 6/21: The Philips Phile will come to an end in January 2018.

Jim Philips, who has hosted afternoons on iHeartMedia Hot Talk “Real Radio 104.1” WTKS Cocoa Beach/Orlando FL since 1992, will retire from the station next January. Philips has worked in the Orlando market since 1972 first as a news reporter at 740 WKIS and later News Director. He became afternoon talk host in 1986 through its call letter change to WWNZ and the 1992 addition of a simulcast on 104.1. When the stations were split in 1993 following the sale of 104.1 to Press Communications, Philips stayed with the FM where he has been ever since.

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