WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. — Sally Hille has been awarded a certificate from the Guinness Book of Records naming her the oldest disc jockey in the world.
Hille, who turned 95 on April 30, does a podcast for WMOA radio in Marietta, Ohio, called “News for Seniors.” The show is geared to ages 70-plus and covers a variety of topics. This marks the fourth year for the program that is done on her home computer and sent to the station on a weekly basis.
Because the Guinness Book had no category for oldest woman in radio, Hille applied under the DJ section and went through a complicated process to collect information for officials. To make her selection even more official, her boss put her on the air as a DJ on Mother’s Day weekend.
“I am proud of this,” Hille said of her certificate. “I want everyone to know I am a DJ, really and truly.”
Last July, Guinness Book of Records sent their requirements and it took about a month to compile information. After filling out numerous forms and meeting all criteria, she found out in March that she was selected and recently received a certificate to make it official.
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