Helen Glover (radio host)

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Helen Glover
Born (1955-04-28) April 28, 1955 (age 59)
Portsmouth, Rhode Island, U.S.
Television Survivor: Thailand

Helen Glover (born April 28, 1955, in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American talk radio host and former cast member on the reality television series Survivor: Thailand where she finished in fourth place.

Survivor appearance[edit]

Glover was a cast member on Survivor: Thailand (2002), the fifth season of the reality show Survivor.[1] She survived to the Final Four, eventually done in by a conspiracy led by the eventual winner, Brian Heidik. Glover was the season's fourth most popular contestant according to an online poll conducted by CBS.[2] In 2004, Glover was accused by CBS of violating her confidentiality agreement by divulging behind-the-scenes information in a freelance column for The Providence Journal. As a result of the controversy, the Journal dropped the column.[3]

Radio career[edit]

Glover began hosting the 6-10am morning show on TalkRadio 920 WHJJ in September 2005. [4] which was named by the Associated Press as the best talk show among AP member stations for a record 4 times (most recently in 2012) in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.[5] In August 2013, she was let go by the station, replaced by local radio host Ron St. Pierre. [6]

Personal life[edit]

Glover is the daughter of a U.S. Marine and has lived in Hawaii, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, California, Louisiana, and Rhode Island. Prior to her appearance on Survivor, Glover was employed by the U.S. Navy as a water survival instructor. She is married with a husband Jim, and two children, and lives in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.[7] Jim made an episode appearance on Survivor for the reward challenge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Helen Glover at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "Survivor: Thailand popularity poll". CBS.com. Retrieved 2007-04-26. 
  3. ^ "CBS Has Problems with Ex-'Survivor's' Column". Zap2it (Tribune Media Services). March 26, 2004. 
  4. ^ Smith, Andy (2008-06-18). "Glover's new challenge: Radio". Providence Journal. 
  5. ^ ""Helen Glover Show" Honored By AP". Radio Ink. Retrieved 2007-04-26. 
  6. ^ Nesi, Ted (2013-08-27). "Ron St. Pierre in, Helen Glover out at WHJJ-AM". WPRI. 
  7. ^ "Helen Glover". Talk Radio 920 WHJJ. Retrieved 2007-04-26. 

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