(born 1952) is an American radio
Michaels was born in Martinsville
, to father Aaron, a combat veteran of World War II
, a survivor of D-Day
and mother Lottie. Barry graduated from Fieldale-Collinsville High School in Collinsville
, attended Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke
, and has received training as a firefighter specializing in hazardous materials.
Barry is married to Sandra and they have four children, including twins: Aaron, Sam, Andy, and Joe.
Michaels has spent most of his on-air time in the southeastern United States
and except for several instances, always in 'morning drive'. He began his radio career in Rocky Mount, Virginia
on Sunday mornings playing gospel music and filling in on the afternoon rock and roll show, and was the mid-day host at WROV Roanoke, Virginia
. Michaels began his career in morning radio with WBJW/WLOF Orlando
and WKIS Miami, Florida
; The ABC Radio Networks
while simulateneously being heard on the Armed Forces Radio Network
where he was partnered with Anna DeHaro for 'The Barry and Anna Show', and KYNG Dallas