Born in Jacksonville, FL, the youngest of four to a Navy Chaplain and an elementary school teacher, Neal Ganaway followed his family around the world as a military dependant. He moved from Mississippi to Rhode Island and Japan to Germany. Neal graduated high school from Havelock High and holds a degree in Radio, TV, and Motion Picture Broadcasting from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. He worked in commercial radio for over 10 years before meeting his wife and making Eastern North Carolina home. Neal currently works in sales and quality control for a locally owned and operated ready mix concrete company. He enjoys all kinds of music and welcomes the opportunity to share his appreciation for it on The Sound.