Donnie Simpson

Donnie Simpson

Donnie Simpson has been a broadcast icon, establish himself in radio as well as a television and movie personality. He hosted the Donnie Simpson Morning Show in Morning Drive for over 17 years. He was Billboard’s 1998 Air Personality of the Year. He is also known by the nickname “Dr. Green Eyes” for his luminous light green eyes. Many of his followers remember the hits and the celebrities he shared with the popular cable show Video Soul.

Simpson began his career at age 15 at WJLB in Detroit, where he remained for eight years. In 1977, he relocated to Washington DC where he began working at WRC-FM, known as “Disco 93.9”, now WKYS, as morning drive host and program director. Donnie’s star shone brightly as he maintained an incredible run of success on top of the ratings throughout his tenure in Morning Drive Radio.