Clay Ashworth

Nicknames: Clayboy

Birthplace: Oakland, California

How long have you been in this area? 26 years.

Are you married? If so, for how long? To Janey since 6/26/82. 35 years!

Do you have any children? Two beautiful daughters!

Where did you graduate high school? Centennial High School in Portland Oregon.

Back in your high school days, what groups, organizations or teams did you belong to? Played all sports, C Notes Singing Team.

What was your first job? Washing dishes and slicing beef at Norths Chuck Wagon at 14.

Who were your radio influences? KISN 91 AM

How did you get into the radio business? By accident!

How long have you been with WCKM/HITS/WWSC?  Since 2006!

What would you be doing if you weren’t in radio? Flipping Houses.

What do you like to do on your day off? Golf, ski, and boat all day with family.

Name three of your ‘must watch’ movies. Field of Dreams, Rudy and home videos.

What is your karaoke song? Last Kiss.

Do you have any pets? Had two boxers. Most recently Cassius Clay Ashworth and Ali.

What is the best thing about your job? I love working with passionate people and with great clients!

If you could be someone else on staff or a day, who would it be and why? Pete Cloudier. I like his energy and get it done attitude.

What is your favorite concert you’ve attended at the CIA/GFCC? STYX REO.

What is your favorite concert you’ve attended at SPAC? Journey.

If there was a movie about your life, who you like to play you? Burt Reynolds.

What are your favorite and least favorite foods? Mexican is my favorite and cooked carrots have to be my least favorite.

If you could pick where you could go locally on vacation, where would you go? My backyard.

What is something not a lot of people know about you? There’s a lot, but I hitch hiked across the country both ways.

What is you favorite local  place to go? Glen Lake.

If you won the lottery, what would be your first purchase? Pay off the debt of the radio stations.

What is you favorite thing about the community? Think about it, baseball, hockey, skiing, concerts, museums, great restaurants, great people, major markets less than three hours away. And no local traffic.

What advice do you have for aspiring radio DJs? Just get your feet in the door and once in, get out, shake hands and meet the public as often as you can.

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