Since launching his creative and community-oriented "King of the Road Show" on an Oklahoma radio station in the mid-90's, Jim King, a.k.a. Jim King of the Road, has won many fans and received numerous honors from his peers in the broadcasting industry. Jim's radio career has taken him to winning stations in California, Texas and Oklahoma. Jim is currently host, producer & editor of the "King of the Road Show HD" - an entertainment-based TV program, airing three times weekly on Fox 4 KBTV & The CW in Southeast Texas. Jim is also the Midday Air Personality at Free 105.3 in Beaumont. In addition, Jim has been a newspaper and magazine columnist and photographer for several of the area's leading publications. Jim also co-owner of King's Country, an Internet Radio station based in Beaumont, TX.
AWARDS & HONORS:
2018 Texas Radio Hall of Fame Nominee
Featured in an episode of Cooking Channel's "Log On & Eat with Eden Grinshpan."
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011 Press Club of Southeast Texas - Radio Personality of the Year
2015 Press Club of Southeast Texas - Best Video Editing
2014 & 2013 Press Club of Southeast Texas - Best Broadcast Internet Video
2012 Press Club of Southeast Texas - Best Website Design & Content
2009 NLG (Numismatic Literary Guild) Best Television Report
1999 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award "Radio Personality of the Year" Finalist
1997 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Non-Metro Market "Radio Personality of the Year
Bachelor of Broadcast Journalism - University of Texas at Austin