Joe Thomas

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Joe Thomas (born September 13, 1963) is an American conservative morning talk radio host and program director for WCHV 1260 AM and 107.5 FM, and hosts The Afternoon Constitutional radio show in Charlottesville, Virginia.[1] He also serves as the station's programming director and the programming director of sister station "Sports Radio 1400", WKAV.

He is a candidate for the interim seat on the Charlottesville School Board in April 2018. [1]


He graduated Bayside High School in New York City where he was bitten by the broadcasting bug in Arnold Friedman's class. Disappointed with the broadcasting opportunities in his college (CUNY; Queens College) he took a turn to restaurant management at several Burger King restaurants in Queens, NY. (His father had helped establish the chains footprint in the area in the 1960s with Mallory Restaurants) He returned to radio in 1986 at Graiff Communications WPUT in Brewster, NY.

Prior to Charlottesville, he hosted talk shows on 1150 WDEL in Wilmington, Delaware and on 1420 WCOJ in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He has also hosted morning drive shows on WTSS "Star 102.5" in Buffalo, NY; "FM97" WLAN-FM in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; "Beaver 103" WBHV-FM in State College, Pennsylvania; WPXC in Hyannis, Massachusetts and WRCN on Long Island.

Personal life

Thomas is the son of Ruth and Joe Thomas. He is married to Elaine Thomas (née Connolly) since May 1, 1993 and is father to Taylor Campbell, Kyle Crawford and Morgan MacDonald Thomas.

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  1. Web. City School Board to choose interim member from diverse applicant pool, Josh Mandell, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, April 6, 2018, retrieved April 9, 2018.