Don Imus the shock jock for the shock jock city. The term legend is over used, but in Imus’ case it was earned. from North Jersey 
New York legendary radio personality Don Imus died Friday at the age of 79.
The often controversial Imus hosted “Imus in the Morning” in New York for nearly 50 years. Imus, born in Riverside, Calif. in 1940, was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.
Live radio is not for the feeble and the easily discouraged. It is not a career for building 401k’s. Imus took the toughest radio market, conquered it and survived for decades.