Drew Garabo Biography
WPRK    WTKS    WOCL

Drew got his big break in 1993, when the WTKS-FM 104.1 Program Director heard Drew's college radio show on WPRK-FM 91.5 and thought Drew had a future in broadcasting. Drew worked part-time, doing weekends from 7PM to midnight and working a full time job as Assistant Food and Beverage Director at the Holiday Inn Orlando Airport.  The opportunity came along as producer for Ed Tyll, then midday host at WTKS. Drew began sitting in on the "Philips Phile" along with Ms. B and Moira, and adding his impersonations and comedy. Not long after, he became the producer for the Philips Phile. Jim went to bat for Drew, and he got his own show doing overnights. For a year and a half, Drew handled duties from midnight to 6AM, garnering a 20-share. With the departure of  Ed Tyll, Drew took over the 7PM slot. Along with Tuddle and Melanie, Drew and his crew have broadcast live from Magic games, Wet 'N Wild, hockey games and many other places around Central Florida. Drew loves his wife Angie, his son Xander. Drew left WTKS in January of 2005 after 11 years with the company. Drew has joined the staff at WOCL-FM 105.9 and is now co-host of "The Morning After Show".

1-4-2008 Drew and the rest of the staff at WOCL-FM 105.9 were let go as CBS Radio flipped the format.

9-19-08 Drew currently works as a ticket account executive with the Orlando Magic. He continues to reach his fans with a weekly podcast at drewshow.com with co-hosts Ryan Valeriano of the podcast: Standup Orlando and the eccentric Johnny Diggs of Howl at the Moon in downtown Orlando. He continues to ride the crest of cutting edge radio now on the internet no longer terrestrial. 

Garabo Gets A New Gig      6-28-11
Drew Garabo will return to the airwaves as co-host of "The Morning X" with Drew and Seth" on Tampa/St. Pete's 97X (WSUN-FM 97.1). Current morning co-host Fisher is moving to afternoons to replace Program Director Shark (formerly of Orlando's WSHE-FM 100.3 and WJRR-FM 101.1) who is getting more off-air responsibilities. Drew joins Seth and Producer Danielle starting on Tuesday, July 5, 2011.


Drew Joins The Bone   4-21-12
Drew Garabo is adding to his work schedule over in Tampa. Drew will be joining WHPT-FM 102.5 as mid- morning host from 10AM-Noon as "The Bone" goes to hot talk on Mon. Apr 23. Drew will continue his morning show on WSUN-FM 97.1.


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