'Smilin' Tom' is a fun guy who often does fun things.
Tom is a versatile multi-format performer. Here are some fun facts you may not know:
As an actor, Tom has been in TV commercials and films;
(Michael Douglas/Catherine Zeta Jones)
(John Travolta/James Gandolfini/Salma Hyaek/Jared Leto.)
The photo just below, was taken on the set of 'Lonely Hearts', where Tom played a detective tracking a serial killer with Travolta and Gandolfini.
As a model, Tom has been in brochures, newspapers and magazines, including 'Newsweek', shown here...
As an entertainment reporter at CBS-TV stations in Minneapolis, Columbus and Syracuse, Tom interviewed Shania Twain, Tim McGraw, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride and Vince Gill, to name a few.
Tom's career began in radio at age 16 and traveled to Buffalo, Erie, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Syracuse, Columbus, Chicago and Jacksonville, crossing Pop, Rock, Country and Christian formats.
He programmed four stations and two claimed #1 in Arbitron rankings. As an air talent he was rated #1, 2 or 3 in seven markets, nominated for a Chicago Air Award and a national Echo Award.
Here is a blast through Tom's radio past: