Al MacDonald is an army and radio veteran. He was a Telecommunications Specialist in Vietnam. He then began his radio career in 1973 in Omaha, Nebraska. He returned to St. Louis shortly afterward and worked at McDonnell-Douglas. In 1978 he went back to radio working for KWK. Al has four children: Angela, Alonzo Jr., Marcus, and Mario. His hobbies include reading, yoga, working out, and collecting antique radios.