GREENVILLE, SC; APRIL 27, 2017: SummitMedia Greenville is proud to announce one of its own is an official Hall of Fame athlete. Tone Hollywood, midday personality for 107.3 JAMZ and former longtime personality for HOT 98.1, is among the 2017 Clemson Athletics Hall of Fame inductees for his contributions to the school's track and field program.
As the 1994 World Junior Champion, expectations were high for the Virginia native; Tone did not disappoint, excelling both on and off the track. The seven-time All-American finished third in the NCAA Indoor 200-meter dash his sophomore year. As a junior, he finished third at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 200. During his senior season in 1997, he propelled the 4x100 relay to a silver medal at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Along the way, he was an eight-time champion in the ACC, winning the 200-meter three times and the 400-meter once, while also a member of four gold medal relays. After receiving his undergraduate degree in 1997, Tone went on to earn his Master's degree from Clemson in 2003.
Tone has continued to support his alma mater through various volunteer efforts and emceeing events such as the CLEMMYs student athlete awards ceremonies.
Luckily for listeners, it was at Clemson that Tone first fell in love with radio by working at the campus station. Just like his athletics career, Tone has consistently proven his talent behind the mic. He was named Personality of the Year by the South Carolina Broadcasters Association in 2014.
A quick glance of Tone's social media presence shows he has always been "all in" when it comes to the Clemson Tigers. We are so happy the school he loves so much is honoring him. Please join us in congratulating our friend and colleague on this great achievement.
About Tone Hollywood
Tone Hollywood is an award-winning radio personality serving the midday community on 107.3 JAMZ. Currently halfway through his second decade with SummitMedia Greenville, he began as a part-time promotions assistant with the goal of being an on-air personality. In short time, he earned the opportunity to be on at night with 107.3 JAMZ. His dedication, drive and pure charisma landed him a full-time position with HOT 98.1, where he served as on-air personality and music director for ten years.
About SummitMedia, LLC
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