Thomas was a star of both radio and TV. He started his professional radio career at WAPE in Jacksonville, which was followed up by WAYS-AM and WROQ-FM in Charlotte. He then moved to market number one, New York City, where he hosted mornings at WXLO-FM and WKTU-FM. Thomas followed a short run at WKIS-FM in Boston with a decade run on KPWR-FM in Los Angeles.
He was most recently hosting a show on SiriusXM, and over the years he appeared on many successful television shows. Thomas’ wife Sally and his sons Sam, Jake, and J.T. were by his side when he passed after a battle with cancer.