What a story, I remember her being an 18 year
old, trying desperately to find a niche in radio, that was back
at WNSI, or News One as they called it. It did not take Nancy
long to make the trip to Q105 where she and Arch Deal flew around
the Bay bringing us the latest traffic reports. The birth of “Nancy
In The Sky”.
Nancy came down from the plane and into the
booth to work with Cleveland Wheeler in the later days of the
Q Morning Zoo, and even teamed with Wheeler at the radio station
in Houston, TX, doing morning drive after the demise of the Q
In the early 90's,
Nancy had a stint as the third wheel on the bob and Judd Show
at WUSA FM 101, it was not the hilite of her career, and working
with Judd Otis proved to be less than great chemistry. The two
did not hit it off.
Nancy found work at WTVT, the Fox outlet in
Tampa Bay, and was an instant smash hit. Not only could her quit
wit be appreciated, but her beauty added to the total package.
Not long after landing at Fox 13, Nancy was added to the morning
show at MIX 100.7 where she teams up with fellow Q105 alum Mike
Reeves every morning from 6-10.
Last year she was a serious candidate to replace
Kathy Lee Gifford as co host to Regis. She did great in the tryouts,
and in the opinion of many of the experts, should have gotten
Truly a great entertainer. Married to comedian
Ward Smith, they have a family.