Joe is a long time radio pro, having worked in radio since his high school years. Joe’s influence to be in radio was from his dad Bob , and reading commercials while his dad provided play by play coverage for Joe’s Joe followed his dad to high school play by play broadcasts setting up equipment, keeping game statistics high school Aurora East in the Chicago Suburbs on WMRO 1280 AM in Aurora. Joe was hired on to work weekends at WMRO 1280 AM and WAUR 108 FM during his senior year through his college years at Waubonsee Community College, and Northern Illinois University. Today besides being a part of the Eagle staff. Joe has a successful family run Mobile DJ Company providing entertainment and emcee talents to weddings, private events, and one of Joe’s favorite pastimes, classic car cruise nights and car shows. Joe is married to Hallie Johnston-Locke and has two sons Steve and Adam, and two stepsons Michael and Robert. Joe enjoys music of course, and is a die-hard Bears and White Sox fan. Joe enjoys hanging out with family and friends.