A new Guinness World record holder has been on the radio for 7 decades
Thursday, March 16, 2023
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Mary McCoy started working as a DJ in 1951 when she was 12. At 85, she hosts a two-hour country music show — six days a week on KVST in Huntsville, Texas.
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. I've spent some years on the radio. In fact, I've been working early hours on this program for close to 19 years.
SACHA PFEIFFER, HOST:
That is a long time to be waking up at 3 in the morning.
INSKEEP: But it's nowhere near the longevity of a new Guinness World Record holder. Mary McCoy started working as a DJ in 1951 when she was 12. Seven decades later, she's still on the air with a two-hour country music show six days a week on KVST. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.View this story on npr.org