Jim Harrington has worked on some of the biggest and most successful radio stations in the United State including, WCBS-FM in New York, WBZ and WMEX in Boston Massachusetts, WDRC AM & FM and WRCQ in Hartford Connecticut, KDKA, WWSW-FM and WTAE in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, WPTR and WGFM in Albany New York, WWVA in Wheeling West Virginia, WHBC in Canton Ohio, WICE in Providence Rhode Island and several other stations.
He also did some uncredited on-camera work in the 1975 Universal Pictures film JAWS. (See pictures to the right)
By the way, the gentleman with his back to camera, on the right, is a young Steven Spielberg.
For nine years, beginning in 1988, Jim wrote, produced and directed radio and television commercials in the greater Pittsburgh area. He's the recipient of nine Telly awards, an Addy and a Pennsylvania Broadcasters Association Award.
He's a published author. Jim's works include "Squeeze Play - A Jack Kane Mystery" and its sequel "Strike at the Giant - A Jack Kane Mystery".
Additionally, he's written several film and TV scripts including, "Strike at the Giant", which was selected as a semi-finalist (top 25) in Court TV's (now TruTV) "Next Great Mystery Writer" Contest.
In 1995, Jim wrote, produced and directed a sitcom pilot entitled "All The Good Sports" which featured NFL Hall of Famer Rod Woodson, formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Jim has been the national voice of Sears, Travelers Insurance, Polydor Records, 84 Lumber and many other major advertisers..