Veteran Host Donnie Simpson is Signing Off After 55 Years in Radio


January 15, 2024

We’re going to miss him on the airwaves!⁠

Donnie Simpson, a popular radio host in the Detroit and Washington, D.C. areas, has announced his departure after five decades in radio.⁠

In addition to his work on air, Simpson also served as host of the popular Video Soul show, becoming a mainstay in households via his work. His charisma and work on the nationally syndicated Donnie Simpson Show for more than three decades has captivated generations of listeners.⁠

The first non-musician to be inducted into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame in 2015, he was also inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. ⁠

Simpson announced this week that his last day on air would be January 12th but says he has plans to return on another platform.⁠

Keep scrolling to take a look back on Donnie Simpson’s illustrious career.⁠

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