The Russ Parr Morning Show Bids Farewell

Courtesy of Russ Parr on Facebook

Russ Parr has announced that his morning show, The Russ Parr Morning Show, has come to an end after nearly 30 years on the air. He has been in the DC area since 1996, when he joined WKYS.

His career has evolved from a stand-up comedian to recording artist to a top-rated, nationally-syndicated radio host, heard weekdays by 3.2 million listeners in 25 cities across America and now…to independent filmmaker.

Per Majic 102.3, “He’s opened for the legendary comedienne Joan Rivers and avoided bombing on stage, thanks to the laughter of friends and family. Russ credits his work as a comedian for developing his comedic timing as well as the many character voices – such as Magic Man, Burner, Mickey Mouse, Ali, and Bobby Jimmy – that have led to his success in radio.

Russ was offered the position as the morning show host at 93.9 WKYS in Washington, DC in 1996 and two years later, the nationally-syndicated Russ Parr Morning Show was born and has been syndicated for over two decades.” Russ Parr shared the following:

“Farewell, but Not Goodbye – The Russ Parr Morning Show: As we conclude the remarkable journey of the Russ Parr Morning Show, a journey that spanned over 27 years, we’re overwhelmed with gratitude and anticipation. These years have been filled with mornings of laughter, engaging conversations, and moments that will forever be etched in our memories. We extend our deepest thanks to Cathy Hughes, Alfred Liggins, and the entire team at Urban 1 for the extraordinary opportunity to be a part of your airwaves. This journey has been nothing less than phenomenal.

I’m thrilled to announce that I will continue to focus on writing and directing films, another passion of mine. Click Russ Parr Movies. To find out if you missed any of my previous productions, click on Russ Parr’s Movies above.

Check out Russparrsworld on YouTube, where I, along with Alfredas and the crew, will keep entertaining and engaging you with a new show that promises to be as dynamic and enthralling as ever.

Coming soon is our new venture, the “YOU PROBABLY DON’T WANT TO HEAR THIS” Podcast with Darnell and Russ Parr. This podcast will be a lively, engaging, interactive, and often provocative exploration of life’s dos and don’ts. Darnell and I will delve into various topics, from parenting and marital challenges o the intricacies of social media and face-to-face interactions. We won’t shy away from complex issues from everyday people, discussing negative celebrity relationships and toxic dynamics while celebrating love’s beauty.

We invite you to join us on these new adventures. Subscribe to the @RussParrsWorld on YouTube and follow us on our podcast journey. Your support has always been our strength, and we look forward to continuing this journey with you.

Thank you, listeners, for being the heart of the Russ Parr Morning Show. Here’s to new beginnings and endless possibilities! @TheAdventuresofPinky on YouTube.”

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