It was Scott’s love of music and early work as an English and theater teacher that led him to a career in radio. In 1966, the St. Paul, Minnesota native joined 970 WFLA to fill the midday shift and went on to become the morning host, program director, and general manager of WFLA-FM before leaving to do mornings at FM101 WJYW in 1981.
He was a WWII Army vet and earned his degree in broadcasting from Macalester College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college in St. Paul, where he majored in speech and radio. Before moving to Tampa Bay, his early stops included KICD in Spencer, Iowa and WTCN in Minneapolis.
Farrell made his home in Safety Harbor and passed away at the age of 86 on April 9, 2013.
1966 - 1982 Other Tampa Bay Area Stations (On Air Personality)