Jimmy McDowell is a 1947 graduate of Columbia Radio and Speech College, Chicago. His broadcasting career took him to WCFL Chicago, WHFB Benton Harbor, WOOD Radio & TV Grand Rapids, WISH Radio and TV, WXLW, WBRI, WIRE and WLW-I Indianapolis. He also has worked at WFAB in his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska and WLMG a hospital station in England during WWII. As “Jimmy Mack” his radio programs ran the gamut from singing with organ or piano accompaniment to DJ shows anytime from early morning to late night. His extensive TV career included everything from variety shows to host of local talent shows to writer, producer, announcer and weekend weather man.