Ken Prehl

First CD/DVD you ever bought?
James Brown’s “Living in America” from the Rocky IV soundtrack.
What made you choose weather/meteorology/broadcasting as a career?
I have loved radio ever since I first heard Harry Kalas and Richie Ashburn broadcasting Phillies games.
Weirdest job you've ever held?
No really weird jobs, but I did work at a radio station where people bought an hour of air time to talk about anything they wanted, I met a lot of strange, interesting and weird people during my time there.
Favorite sports team? Music? Movie genre?
Sports: Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies and Flyers.
Music: Rock
Movie Genre: Horror
Any weird talents?
I do an awful Bill Cosby impression.
Right or left handed?
Right handed
Last movie you watched/book you read?
Just finished reading “11/22/63” by Stephen King and currently reading “I Know This Much Is True” by Wally Lamb. Last movie I saw was “The Lego Movie” with my daughter…hilarious!
Favorite day of the year?
Christmas, one day of the year everyone seems to be in a good mood!
Celebrity you (or other people) think you resemble? Who would play you in a movie?
No idea.
Song you hate the most?
Any Taylor Swift song, her voice is like nails on a chalkboard!
Any superstitions you believe/practice?
Yes, where I sit on a couch during sporting events (changes from season to season, team to team). I still blame my sister for the Phillies losing the 1993 World Series because she wouldn’t get out of my lucky spot.
Favorite/most addictive form of social media?
Twitter for breaking news.
If you could go back or forward in time, where would you go?
Future, I already know what’s happened in the past! I want a sneak peak at what’s going to happen!
Favorite Kevin Bacon movie?
Stir of Echoes.
Coffee or Tea?
Do you "label" yourself any certain stereotype?
No, I’m just me.
What's a word you say a lot?
More of a phrase but I say "Are you serious?" about 100 times a day to my daughter, she’s always doing something that makes me shake my head.
Favorite age you have been so far?
I was 20 when I got my first job in radio, so I guess that would be my favorite age.
Your current desktop picture?
My daughter playing soccer.
Most influential person in your life?
My parents, always believed in me no matter how dumb my ideas might have been!
Favorite Season?
What is your earliest memory?
I’m lucky if I remember what I had for dinner yesterday, my memory is terrible.
PC or MAC?
What kind of tree or animal would you be?
An eagle.
If you were a car - What kind would you be?
Something old, beat up but reliable.
If you could be any fictional character - who would you be?
Rocky Balboa.
What would I find in your refrigerator right now?
The usual stuff that’s probably in everyone’s refrigerator.
One meal for the rest of your life - what would it be?
A real Philly cheesesteak.
Hobbies / Special Interests?
Sports, reading, movies.
Favorite place to vacation?
Any place warm with a beach.