BOBBY LIKIS, AUTOMOTIVE EXPERT AND CAR-TALK HTE, WITHDRAWAL FROM RADIO BROADCASTING
The award-winning ‘Bobby Likis Car Clinic’ grand finale will air on October 10, 2020 from 10am to 12pm ET
– Bobby Likis
PENSACOLA, FL, UNITED STATES, September 14, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ – Bobby Likis – host of an award-winning and nationally awarded radio program, “Bobby Likis Automotive Clinic”- announces his retirement from his radio network after 29 successful years. The grand finale will air on Saturday, October 10, 2020, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, on affiliates nationwide and on www.CarClinicNetwork.com/LiveVideo, www.YouTube.com/BobbyLikis and www.Facebook.com/BobbyLikis worldwide. You are cordially invited to tune in on your local radio station or from anywhere via the links above or, better yet, call 888-Car-Clinic.
Likis’ inaugural show aired in 1991 on WCOA in his hometown of Pensacola, FL; WNDB, Daytona, Florida; WJNT, Jackson, MS; and WAPI, Birmingham, AL. “Bobby Likis Car Clinic” was quickly chosen for national syndication and quickly expanded to a national footprint with affiliate radios stretching from New England to Washington State to SoCal and South Beach.
According to Terry Sabiston, Director of Motorsport at WNDB, “Bobby Likis has been a partner of the WNDB family for 29 years. It has the ability to translate today’s complex automobiles into simple terms; it attracts you and prompts you to learn more about how your car works. He adds, “I love sharing my take on racing at Daytona International Speedway live with Bobby and living the passion he shows every week. Bobby Likis will be missed at Daytona Beach and across the country.
A pioneer of cutting-edge distribution channels, Likis has “podcasted before podcasting was cool” and has been broadcasting live video broadcasts on CarClinicNetwork.com and its YouTube channel since 1996. These live video broadcasts are also recorded and distributed via the television network associated with The Auto Channel.
According to Bob Gordon and Marc Rauch, co-founders / co-publishers of The Auto Channel, “Over the years, great automotive gurus have aired national radio and television shows. The best, the best, is Bobby Likis. Combining a wonderful and warm personality, a smooth delivery style, and encyclopedic knowledge, Bobby has graced the airwaves and helped thousands of consumers and car enthusiasts alike. They elaborate: “For a quarter of a century, The Auto Channel has been fortunate to count Bobby as a valued friend and associate. The weekly Bobby Likis Car Clinic show will be sorely missed; Saturday mornings will never be the same again. Thank you Bobby for your wonderful information, serious insight, and thoughtful advice.
Also in 1996, to support its stations more effectively and deliver enhanced content to its listeners, Likis designed and built a fully digital and state-of-the-art studio and installed it in its auto repair and service shop which belonged to him then. Drawing on its extensive repertoire of hands-on experiences, Likis answered over 100,000 car questions live, on air and spontaneously. Additionally, Likis has created a daily vignette: 60, ‘Car Clinic Minute’, a nugget of automotive information, trends and tips, attracting car owners, quiz enthusiasts, new car buyers. and used, teenagers and anyone who loves cars or dreams of owning one.
“Automotive Info-Tainment” was invented by Likis to reflect the essence of “Bobby Likis Car Clinic” programming. Likis says, “I love teaching people how to maintain, preserve and ‘fun-if’ their second most important investment: their vehicles. ”
Honored on the coveted “Talker’s 250” (spotlighting the radio industry‘s greatest broadcast personalities) for five consecutive years unprecedented in its category, Likis has also been featured in dozens of publications on the automotive and broadcasting technology.
According to Likis, “What an exciting adventure this has been, and I can’t wait to have more adventures here, it’s coming away engaging and interacting with people who love cars, trucks and automotive technology.” . In typical style – after a dip in retirement – Likis plans to explore expanding its online programming and podcasts which currently include Spreaker, iHeart Radio, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, Cast Box, Deezer, Podcast Addict. and Podchaser. Stay tuned!
About the Bobby Likis Automotive Clinic and the Automotive Clinic Network:
Bobby Likis Car Clinic is the Largest Car Chat Program / Network on Commercial Radio, Multiple Audio Webcasts, Live Web Video Streaming, Podcasts (including iTunes), iPhone, Chat Room, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, American Forces Radio Network and television. Car Clinic can be heard and viewed on high-definition video on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET, live on WatchBobbyLive.com, Facebook.com/BobbyLikis and YouTube.com/BobbyLikis. Host Bobby Likis is the only commercial media platform talk show host named for five consecutive years in “Talkers 250,” America’s prestigious list of the 250 best talk show hosts. Likis previously owned and operated a 15,000 square foot auto service center, whose awards included “Best Reputation in Auto Service”, “Best Auto Service Shop”, “Best Oil Change” and Prize Better Business Bureau’s Torch for Ethics.