Zenas Sears

Biography

Influential radio impresario Zenas Sears significantly boosted the careers of such performers as Ray Charles and James Brown. He broke into radio in the '40s after purchasing station WAOK-AM in Atlanta and changing its format to focus on contemporary African-American music. Sears appeared in two films, Jamboree (1957) and The Legend of Blood Mountain (1965). ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi...