What happened to Alan Hunter?

What happened to Alan Hunter?

Hunter eventually returned to his home state of Alabama and formed a film company with his brother. He now hosts an ’80s show on satellite radio but swears he’s not stuck in that decade.

How old is Alan Hunter MTV?

64 years (February 14, 1957)
Alan Hunter/Age
Alan Caldwell Hunter (born February 14, 1957) is one of the original five video jockeys (VJs) on MTV from 1981 to 1987 (along with Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Martha Quinn, and J.J. Jackson).

Where is Alan Hunter from?

Birmingham, AL
Alan Hunter/Place of birth

Who were the original DJS on MTV?

The original VJs look back, 40 years later: ‘The first 24 hours of MTV were held together by duct tape’ At midnight on Aug. 1, 1981, Martha Quinn, Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood, Alan Hunter, and J.J. Jackson stood inside the Loft restaurant in Fort Lee, N.J., to watch music history being made.

What David Bowie video was Alan Hunter in?

David Bowie: Fashion
David Bowie: Fashion (Music Video 1980) – Alan Hunter as Alan Hunter – IMDb.

Who was the last MTV VJ?

Mark Goodman 1, 1981, but due to an editing snafu, he was the last. In addition to his brass-tacks music video duties, Goodman went on to host The Week in Rock, 120 Minutes and MTV’s first-ever syndicated special, MTV: The Top 20 Video Countdown.

Who is Alan Hunter’s wife?

Elizabeth Bradley Hunterm. 2007
Alan Hunter/Wife

Who did Martha Quinn date?

Quinn was vegetarian but has since become vegan. In the 1980s, she dated Stiv Bators, frontman for punk band Dead Boys. In 1992, she married musician Jordan Tarlow (ex-Fuzztones). They have two children and live in Malibu, California.

Who was the first female VJ on MTV?

Martha Quinn The member of the original five auditioned for her first-ever on-air job by riffing about Earth, Wind and Fire for a few minutes—and she was hired, first through 1986 and then she returned in 1989, staying at MTV until 1992.

Where is Mark Goodman now?

Since quitting his VJ role in August 1987, Goodman has consistently worked in the music industry, with tenures at KROQ, Soundbreak.com, VH1 Classic — and even working as the music supervisor for the TV drama Desperate Housewives.

Who was the first MTV VJ?

Birmingham native Alan Hunter became the first video jockey to appear on MTV 40 years ago today when a technical glitch caused him to introduce his fellow VJs at midnight on Aug. 1, 1981.

Where is Martha Quinn?

While she worked with her fellow VJs on Sirius XM’s 80s station, she left in 2016 and now is at iHeartRadio’s iHeart80s, and also hosts her own podcast Talk Talk with Martha Quinn.


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