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WBIS : Bristol’s Lost Icon
June 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$5
Past President of the Bristol Historical Society, Tom Dickau, as part of the third Thursday Program will be presenting a program titled “WBIS, Bristol’s Lost Icon” on Thursday June 21 at 7:00pm at BHS. Radio station WBIS, 1440 on your dial, became a true treasure within the community.
This program will review the history, programming and other aspects of this lost Bristol gem, utilizing a twenty minute multi- media presentation. This video will
include live segments of the well- known, Jackie Roberts – a 25 year announcer at the station – , as well as, voice narrations of several other past announcers.
Five former announcers: Bob Douglass, Tom Monahan, Don Gordon, Pet Lis and Steve Savino will be present and share their experiences with the local station and
how this employment assisted them in furthering their careers. A question answer period will follow and audience members are welcomed to share their
A large crowd is expected. The room accommodates approximately one hundred on a first- come basis. Doors open at 6:30pm at the air-conditioned facility. BHS
members are free, while the general public’s admission fee is $5. Light refreshments will be served.