About Greg Allen
With nearly 20 years of experience in jazz radio in markets such as Cleveland, Denver and national syndication, Greg Allen brings unparalleled passion for and deep knowledge of jazz music. His personal interest in jazz started in the mid 80s, coinciding with the radio format’s national emergence as ‘The Wave’.
Pursuing his passion for music and broadcasting, Greg earned a B.A. in Communications from Bowling Green State University, where he was active in campus radio and as staff announcer for PBS affiliate, WBGU-
In the late 90s, Greg came to Jones Radio Networks, working in various roles including Music Director for the nationally distributed Smooth Jazz format. Through involvement with industry events such as the network’s sponsorship of the JRN Smooth Jazz Summit, a broadcast industry showcase of top contemporary jazz artists, Greg gained additional exposure to artist management and agents. Additionally, Greg worked in jazz radio at both KHIH-