45 YEARS OF BROADCASTING SUCCESS
RECOGNITION AND PRALINES
HOSTING KNOWS NO BOUNDS
Wash Allen has over 45 years of successful broadcasting as an on-air personality in Memphis and Nashville Tennessee; Cleveland, Ohio; Washington, D.C., and rose to operations manager in Detroit, Michigan. He came to Houston in 1969 and worked at KYOK Radio and has been at KCOH Radio (1430 AM) since 1971 until March, 2013. Presently, Wash is the host of the popular“Confessions With Wash Allen” daily radio talk show on MJWJ Global Radio Network. He has hosted “Confessions With Wash Allen” on KCOH Radio for over 28 years.
In 2004, The Houston Press Newspaper named “Confessions with Wash Allen” as the “Best” radio talk show in Houston, and in 2005, he received another accolade as the “Best” radio talk show host in Houston.
In the 70’s, as a DJ, Allen was known as one of the top three broadcasters in the U.S. and was awarded Billboard’s Annual Radio Programming Forum Award. Wash Allen endorses products and other services to his audiences, including Wash Allen Pecan Praline candy from Gussie’s Kitchen and Wash Allen’s Happy Feet Dance.
Wash hosted a nationally-syndicated Radio Show, through ABC Radio Network, for over 12 years. In 1971, Allen hosted Houston’s first weekly public service show called “Talent Unlimited” on Channel 11 (CBS affiliate). In 1992, he had a weekly primetime TV version of his radio show “Confessions with Wash Allen” on Channel 39 (Gaylord Broadcasting).
The Legend, The Voice.