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The Tim McKernan Show

Nov 27, 2017

Prominent broadcaster Jennings Randolph Jr. (often referred to now as Jay Sr. to avoid being confused with his son, Jennings Randolph III) sat down with Tim in studio on Black Friday to talk about his career and to share some colorful stories.  The conversation includes:


  • Winning the Egyptian Amateur Golf championship in 1955
  • Relationship with the legendary golfer Arnold Palmer
  • His father, the Senator, who authored the 26th Amendment
  • Getting his break in broadcasting with the Dallas Cowboys
  • How a fortuitous chat with Jack Buck brought him to STL
  • Bob Hyland’s reaction to Jay leaving KMOX for KSD-TV
  • Working plus traveling with Jack Buck and Mike Shannon
  • Why his favorite sport to call is actually College Basketball
  • Favorite broadcast moment which was at the ‘72 Olympics
  • When he met a teenage golf prodigy named Jack Nicklaus
  • Seeing a Sinatra concert with Buck and Shannon in Vegas


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