Lon Ray

Lon Ray

Weekdays: 2 – 7pm
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Lon has been with the Illini Radio Group since 1996, spending afternoons on WIXY since 2011. He’s also an award-winning commercial producer who’s ads can be heard across the country. Lon keeps Today’s Country Favorites coming as you finish up your workday and adds your requests to the drive home.

Lon can often be found eating too much, playing too loud, and running with sharp objects.


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