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Luis Montoto

Name:
Luis Manuel Montoto

Birth Place:
USA

Family:
My lovely wife and my three sons.

Hobbies:
I love to watch TV, draw and take pictures.

Favorite Sport:
Baseball, Football (How ‘bout them Cowboys?), and now my newest Passion—Golf!

Favorite Actor/Actress:
Latinos: Anthony Quinn y Maria Felix;
Non-Latinos: Al Pacino, Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan y Susan Sarandon

Favorite Movie:
English language: Patch Adams
Spanish language: La de la Mochila Azul

Favorite Book:
The Bible: very fascinating with all its mysteries!!!

Your greatest fears:
Being lonely; losing a loved one.

Three words that describe your Personality:
Persistent, Outspoken, and Friendly.

How did you get started in Radio?
Ufff!!!  It’s a long story, but one of the best things that could have ever happened to me. In short, when I was a musician, I used to have contact with the person in charge of personnel at KIRT 1580am in McAllen, TX. One day—yes, one day—, one of the station’s DJs called me to ask if I would play at his sister’s wedding celebration. Up to that day, my music was my life. However, when he heard me make announcements and dedications through the PA system announcing, he came up to me and asked if I was interested in working at the radio station. I, in turn, asked him if he was sure of what he was asking of me. He suggested that I start part-time, or as a backup when needed. So I agreed. What was unbeknownst to me at the time was that the experience would change my life in a positive way.

Who would you like to interview and what questions would you ask?
Former President George W. Bush; I would ask “don’t you see how much damage your doing onto the world?”

What other talents do you have?
Musician, Baker, and Carpenter.

Any Habits?
Being frank, watching and attending sports events.

Who has influenced your life?
God (obviously); my parents, and my lovely wife.

Who or what do you believe in?
I believe in God and in myself. When you believe in yourself, anything is possible!

Who and Why do you admire?
My father, for working very hard all of his life to provide for my mother and my siblings, all eight of us during good and bad times. I also admire my wife for being the foundation of our family and for supporting me during tough times.

Other than Radio DJ, what other job would you like to have?
I’d like to be a multi-billionaire!

A Phrase or saying you regularly use
"Buenos dias, como estas" (Good morning, how are you). And at lunch: "Enjoy."


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