Mike Kellogg

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Mike Kellogg
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Born
Michael S. Kellogg

(1941-09-27) September 27, 1941 (age 77)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationAnnouncer, writer, teacher
Years active1960s – 2014
Home townChicago, Illinois
Spouse(s)
Nancy Caryln Smith (m. 1965)
Children6

Michael S. Kellogg (born September 27, 1941) is an American radio announcer and personality. He was known as the senior announcer with Moody Radio and host for Music Thru The Night until his retirement in 2014.[1]

Early life[edit]

Kellogg was born in [Detroit, Michigan] on September 26, 1941.[2] He was later educated at Cedarville College in Cedarville, Ohio. Kellogg moved to [Valparaiso], Indiana.[3]

Career[edit]

Kellogg first wanted to be a writer who later got a job for a newspaper company at a young age, and was later writing for the broadcasting company in Chicago.[4]

In late 1982 Kellogg was hired to be host of Music Thru the Night.[4][5] Kellogg spoke to the late-night listener, presenting a relaxed yet direct message of the fullness of a life with Christ.[6] In Music Thru the Night, Kellogg was heard in a two-minute radio program Today in the Word and in the audio of the New Living Translation (NLT) of the Bible accessible through the application YouVersion.[7] His voice is characterized by a poetic and dramatic tone and the audio includes occasional musical background.[5]

Kellogg officially retired in May 2014.[8]

Personal life[edit]

He has been married to Nancy Smith since 1965 with whom he has six children and ten grandchildren.[1] Kellogg currently lives in Valparaiso, Indiana.[1] Kellogg is an educator of New Testament theology.[5]

Honors[edit]

In February 2015, Kellogg was inducted to the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mike Kellogg, Moody Story Teller Calling it a Night". Great News Radio. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  2. ^ {Nancy Kellogg, wife=michael&last=kellogg&citystatezip=Valparaiso%2C%20IN&rid=0s0&smck=pVNPHNlW2rb9ije21_t0JA|title=Michael S. Kellogg|publisher/resulfirstts=FamilyTree|accessdate=July 29, 2017}}
  3. ^ Robert Feeder (April 18, 2014). "Moody's storyteller calls it a night". Robert Feder.com. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Question and Answer: Mike Kellogg". Today in the World. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c "Mike Kellogg profile". Moody Radio.org. Retrieved December 15, 2013.
  6. ^ "A Tribute to Moody's Mike Kellogg". Partial Observer. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  7. ^ "News & Notes: Trish Biondo; La Ley; WXRT; Steve Cochran; WFMT; Mike Kellogg; Herb Kent; Kate Sullivan; Wayne Juhlin, More". Chicago Radio Media. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  8. ^ a b Nicole Johnson (February 26, 2015). "Mike Kellogg Inducted Into NRB Hall of Fame". Charismanews. Retrieved July 29, 2017.

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