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Meet the DJ: Collins Knighton


My real name is Collins Knighton.

I was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. I am one of six kids. I am the middle child. (that explains alot)

I was lucky enough to be a pretty good athlete as a kid. I was a a 4 year letter in football, and 3 year letter in basketball. Went to college to play football, but, my knees had other ideas. After a hitch in the Army, I was a disco dj…yep…leisure suit and all. No platform shoes, though. I have been in radio since 1978. I have done a morning show and sports most of my career, including covering the Atlanta Braves and Falcons, along with various colleges.  Along the way, I worked in Augusta, Georgia. Got to cover the Masters, and even played the course twice. No, I am not a good golfer. Have 2 kids….my daughter is a nurse and my son is in the industrial crane business. I have 4 grandchildren.
 Questions with Collins
My Nick Name : Was called “Knightor” in high school

My Hometown is: Atlanta, Ga.
Then Year I graduated from High School was: 1974

The Year I got into Radio was 1978, and what were the hottest band in pop, then?: The Eagles, Bee Gees, the O’Jays and Earth wind and Fire

My Favorite Artist is: James Taylor

My Favorite Song of All Time is: “Leader of the Band” by Dan Fogelberg. Reminds me of my Father.

Some of My Favorite Movies of All Time are: Airplane, Blazing Saddles and Love Actually

My Favorite TV Shows : M*A*S*H, Big Bang Theory, Suits

My Favorite Author: James Patterson

My Favorite Place to Vacation is: St Simons island, GA

My Favorite Type of Food is: soul food and steak and taters

If I Wasn’t On the Air, in Radio, I’d Be a coach or a lawyer