Tom Griswold

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Tom Griswold
Birth name Thomas Bruce Griswold
Born (1953-04-22) April 22, 1953 (age 61)
Cleveland, Ohio [1]
Show The Bob & Tom Show
Station(s) WFBQ Indianapolis
Time slot 6am-10am Weekdays
Country USA
Website http://www.bobandtom.com

Thomas Bruce "Tom" Griswold (born April 22, 1953[2]) co-hosts the radio show The Bob & Tom Show together with Bob Kevoian, Kristi Lee, and Chick McGee. This comedy-based early morning program is among the highest rated in American radio[3] and has been nationally syndicated since 1995. The show is broadcast from WFBQ's studios in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Radio career[edit]

He worked in radio in WETO in DeLand, Florida and WMBN and WJML in Petoskey, Michigan. Griswold met Bob Kevoian in Petoskey, Michigan.[4] After Michigan he would go to WFBQ Radio in Indianapolis in March 1983.[1][5]

Griswold often hosts or participates in Bob and Tom Radio: The Comedy Tour shows.

Personal life[edit]

Griswold was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Herbert Bruce and Sally Griswold. He is a 1971 graduate of University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio and a graduate of Columbia University[6] with a degree in Literature. Griswold is the father of 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, the latest born on Jan 22, 2013. Children are Sam, Willie, Lucy, Charlie, Sally[7] and Finley Griswold. His sister is model Janet Griswold de Villeneuve. Nieces are Daisy and Poppy de Villeneuve.

In mid-July 2009, Griswold was hospitalized for nearly a week due to a broken right arm (humerus bone) and a shoulder injury he suffered after falling from a motorcycle. The injury required surgery that included numerous screws and a plate in his arm. He came back to the air on July 30, 2009.

Career[edit]

The Bob and Tom Show debuted on WGN America in November 2008 and ran weeknights until its cancellation in September 2010.[8] Tom often wore denim shirts during the show.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.bobandtom.com/pages/about
  2. ^ "Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964 about Thomas B Griswold". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.talkradionetwork.com/pg/jsp/general/americanspirit.jsp
  4. ^ http://www.1037thepoint.net/showdj.asp?DJID=32319
  5. ^ http://premiereradio.com/vfile/2012/02/1934.doc
  6. ^ "Tom Griswold". Chicago Tribune. 4 November 2008. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Baby girl at WFBQ-FM: Will 1st words be into a mike?". Indianapolis, Indiana: Indianapolis Star. 3 July 2007. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Radio's Bob & Tom are off their nightly TV show". Radio-Info.com. September 21, 2010. 

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