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Eric St. John


Part-Time Announcer

Eric St. John has been with WJER since 1989. He is a graduate of New Philadelphia High School, and is also a graduate of the Cleveland School of Broadcasting and United Electronics Institute in Akron.

Eric served in the United States Navy for 3 years of active duty aboard the USS Claude V. Ricketts (DDG-5), and 3 years in the Akron Unit of the Navy Reserves (1969-1975).

ric has also been involved with his family's business, Porter Plumbing. Broadcasting wise, prior to his arrival at WJER, Eric was an 8 year favorite at WNPQ Radio (New Philadelphia, Canton).

He is a past president of New Philadelphia Jaycees (1978), and is now a Jaycee International Senator.

Eric is a lifelong resident of New Philadelphia . He has four children, Jennifer, Tyler, Trevor and Taylor.

Eric wears all the hats of his favorite teams; the Cavs, Browns, Indians and Ohio State. He is also a fan of longtime broadcast legend Dick Hanchette.


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