Jimmy Krenn

Comedian & Radio Host

Jimmy rose from the ranks of stand-up comedians to become Pittsburgh’s premier comedian and broadcast personality and is most widely recognized for hosting the city’s top-rated morning radio show on 102.5 WDVE-FM for 24 years. Pittsburgh Magazine has named him Top Entertainer and Favorite Radio Personality 14 times, and he has been featured on the cover three times. Jimmy has also appeared on the cover of Whirl Magazine, and BILLBOARD Magazine nominated Jimmy as one of the Major Market Personalities of the Year.

Jimmy has performed with Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Dennis Miller, Jerry Seinfeld, Richard Lewis, Gilbert Gottfried, Tim Allen and many other nationally-known celebrities. His speaking/storytelling engagements are full of humor-laden stories of growing up in Pittsburgh’s Strip District and the history of the city, as well as life as both a stand-up comedian and radio host on a top-rated and popular radio station.

Speaking Topics:

  • Strip District Diaries. From growing up in an alley to becoming ambassador of the city, Jimmy shares some of his memorable experiences, including a look into how he created characters and brought them to life as Pittsburgh’s #1 radio personality.
  • Can’t Win From Row C. To win in business or in life, you can’t be afraid to fail, and Jimmy shares stories of perseverance, risk, fear and teamwork.
  • Why Pittsburgh? All about the colorful people and characters of the city and life experiences that will leave you both laughing and inspired!