The interesting thing about interviewing is that you have to be prepared, be extemporaneous, ask great questions, and above all think on your feet; That is the format of his show. John Baillie plans on interviewing people who are involved in business, health, motivational speakers, community events, non profits, religion, human nature, community leaders, entertainment and topics that would be of interest and contemporary to you the, listening audience.
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John grew up in Lawrence, Massachusetts, which is 25 miles north of Boston. Because of the escalation in Viet Nam he enlisted in the Army and was assigned to the Medical Corp as an operating room technician. After active duty he completed his college education and received his degree in Business Administration and married his loving wife Ginny. In 1973 they relocated to Southern California from Boston, and he has worked for three different major food service manufactures as their Western Regional Sales Manager for over 30 years.
After John’s children graduated from college and left home, he started his radio sales career with Cumulus Broadcasting and 92.7 Jill FM. The president and CEO wanted to draw on John’s successful background in sales and sales mangement to help other business leaders. That’s when John was asked to start a live radio program to reach out to those leaders. His afternoon radio show on AM 1400 KKZZ, was called “Driving Home with John Baillie”, between 4:00 P – 6:00 P. He was invited to host four closed-circuit television shows on Leisure Village Television Network. With a viewership of over three thousand homes. John developed and hosted the show “FYI” on LVTV. He interviewed intriguing people who share what they are passionate about, awkward, funny, intense and sometimes emotional. With his broadcasting experienced he developed his mission statement, “Ideas Communicated Daily”
John and his wife Ginny, of fifty years, have three children and four grandchildren. They live in Oxnard, CA.