Born and raised in Arkansas, Bobby Bones began his radio career at Henderson State University’s KSH 91.1 The Switch at the age of 17, where he graduated with a degree in Radio/TV. During that time, he also worked at KLAZ 105.9 in Hot Springs, Ark. as a part-time air talent. In 2002, Bones was hired by Q100/KQAR in Little Rock, Ark., and The Bobby Bones Night Show was born. In 2003, Bones moved to Austin, Texas where he began hosting The Bobby Bones Show Monday through Friday from 5-10 a.m. CT on 96.7 KISS FM. Joined on-air by Lunchbox and Amy, the #1 rated program features exclusive interviews with the biggest-named artists, while entertaining listeners with pop culture, crazy stunts and hilarious banter. For his work on the program, Bones was named “Austin Radio Personality of the Year” in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The ratings-winning program joined Premiere Networks national lineup in 2011.
In addition to his radio work, Bones hosted The Almost Late Show with Bobby Bones and Airwaves on METV, and was featured in the movie Bandslam with Vanessa Hudgins. He has filled in as guest host on Live! With Kelly, appeared as a guest on Headline News and has been featured on CNN. Bones is also known for his charitable work, volunteering for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters programs.
You can also catch Bobby on the air weekday mornings on the nationally syndicated Bobby Bones Show.