My Life with Luther: A Glimpse of a Legendary American Broadcaster released Friday on Read Across America Day. Luther Masingill is the legendary morning radio host of WDEF in Chattanooga. A radio personality since he was a teenager, Masingill is still going strong at the age of 90.
Review for My Life with Luther: A Glimpse of a Legendary American Broadcaster:
Occupying the same time slot since the station’s creation in 1941, he has a lifetime of stories and experiences. Told through the eyes of long time co-host James Howard, this tale tells the story of one of the original legends of radio through interviews, experiences, stories, and first-person accounts.
James Howard has partnered with friend and writer/photographer Holly Abernathy to create My Life with Luther: A Glimpse of a Legendary American Broadcaster. This new book will captivate readers with its personality and educate them with its history. Geared toward broadcast enthusiasts and up-and-comers, the book is unique in its wide appeal to anyone who has experienced the joy that is broadcasting and Masingill. Whether it’s native Tennessean listeners, broadcast students, or everyday enthusiasts, this book is a must read for anyone with even a passing interest in the broadcast industry.
As an authoritative compilation consisting of over 180 images, the book possesses longevity that will ensure its place in the history of broadcasting.
Purchase a copy – and celebrate Luther’s 91st birthday – on March 9, at Hamilton Place Mall. Luther and James will be center stage signing copies from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. They will also be signing copies on center stage at the mall on Saturday, March 23, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.