Chuck Igo

Chuck Igo

Email: chuck@rewind1009.com

I’m a native of New England, born & raised in the Boston area, where I spent countless hours glued to a radio whenever and wherever he could.  I attended elementary school in Cambridge – which included my “first dj gig” in kindergarten for “Show & Tell” Day, bringing in my newest records to share with the class.  I graduated from Burlington High – where I ran the school’s in-house radio station, WAVR, and then attended Grahm Junior College in Boston as a broadcast major.   In 1977, I enlisted in the Navy.  After a year on-board the destroyer USS Cone in Charleston, SC, I have made Maine my home since 1978 when I was assigned to the Brunswick Naval Air Station.   While still in the Navy, I finally landed that first radio job in 1979 at what was then WCSH-AM 970 in Portland, working part-time on the weekends as my Navy schedule allowed.  Honorably discharged from the Navy in 1981, I was hired full-time at WGAN-AM 560 in Portland.  My radio experience includes stations in Boston (WHDH, WBZ, WROR, WKLB) as well as other stations in Maine (WPOR, WIDE/WYJY, WABK).

My wife Debbie & I have been married since 1982, making our home in South Portland where we’ve raised three pretty terrific kids – Erin and Emily, the oldest two, are teachers in the South Portland schools, and their youngest, Connor, is a computer sciences engineering major at Northeastern University.  The extended family includes two sons-in-law (Erin’s husband Greg and Emily’s husband Damien) as well as three dogs (the family cocker spaniel, Lilo, Erin & Greg’s beagle, Nemo, and Emily & Damien’s beagle, Dory).

When I’m not on the radio, I try to keep by busy with my involvement with the South Portland Historical Society, The Durham Warriors Project and  South Portland High School Dollars for Scholars, just to name a few.

 

Recent Headlines

in Music, Sports

WATCH: Metallica’s ‘This is SportsCenter’ ad

Fresh
metallica

Metallica offers the staff at ESPN free guitar lessons and try to write intro songs for golf.

in Lifestyle, Sports

World Cup was biggest social media event ever

germany

Brazil's World Cup was the biggest social media event in history.

in Lifestyle, National

The most expensive men’s haircut in America

barber

Find out which city has the highest-priced haircuts in the U.S.

in Entertainment

Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook in live ‘Peter Pan’

christopher

Executives at NBC are developing a musical version of the children's tale for TV.

in Lifestyle

‘Vixen’ workouts blend fitness with girls’ night out

heat

A new workout combines cardio with a girls' night out, allowing women to channel their inner Beyoncé.