Beloved Chattanooga broadcaster and personality Tommy Jett died on Wednesday at age 77. 

Locals shared their memories of Jett’s long career and friendships on social media. We’ve posted a few of those memories/condolences below.

Here is a round-up of local media stories about Jett’s passing:

Times Free Press editor Barry Courter spoke with WDEF’s Chip Chapman about Jett. 


WRCB anchor David Carroll shared a story following Jett’s induction into the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame. 

NewsChannel9 shared a story from Ben Cagle, including an appearance with Darrell Patterson and Bob Johnson celebrating Jett’s 76th birthday.

Cagle—who goes by ChattanoogaBen on YouTube—also shared Jett’s final radio sign-off in 2009.

And WDEF shared a video from 1977 of Jett talking about the death of Elvis Presley:

Others memories: