Johnny Knight (Jack Crawford) started his broadcasting career in the Milton-Lewisburg area of Central Pennsylvania. Some of his early stations included WUDO and WUNS in Lewisburg and WMLP in Milton. Johnny would make is way to Reading’s WRAW and by the early 1970s could be heard on WSBA.

Johnny Knight at WMLP-AM – Milton, PA

This personality profile would have been included in WSBA sales presentations. Dated March of 1973, this profile provides a brief professional background of Johnny’s career.

The profile states:

Johnny Knight has a well-rounded background. Coming into broadcasting via the electronics route, Johnny quickly acquired a first class FCC operator’s license. His program director’s stint at WUDO also permitted him an opportunity to do some selling, thus understanding what happens on the other side of the microphone. At WSBA he is not only a top on air personality but is in great demand for his personal appearances. Johnny produces many of the public service spots heard on WSBA.

Johnny Knight at WRAW-AM – Reading, PA 1967

Johnny would finish his broadcasting career in 1986 as Jack Carter at WUBE in Cincinnati Ohio.

Johnny Knight’s (Jack Carter) final show – WUBE – Cincinnati, OH September 1986

We’re lucky to be able to present, not only a WSBA Personality Profile of Johnny Knight but also a composite of his work at WSBA from 1973.


WSBA (York, PA) Johnny Knight Composite, 1973

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