WGVR Radio Hosts

Bio Neal

Neal is the Founder and Producer of the EAL Radio Show and Website from the mid 2010s to where it has grown, since it came online January 2011 to the present.

The broadcast began with a single member (Neal) until today’s membership of listeners from zero to an average of nearly 1000 per Episode. His Radio Show members come from over 40 countries around the world.  Neal has written nearly all of the 344 scripts and programs and feels more comfortable writing than behind the microphone. Neal loved Eastern immensely and to that extent donates his free time to carrying the legacy to our future generation by broadcasting and hour Monday evening program and on Thursday afternoons, an half-hour program.

Neal was employed as an Eastern Pilot and began his tenure February 11, 1963 and retired March, 1989.  He flew the aircrafts: CV440, L188, B727, B757, A300, L1011 and had extensive airline experience and a great passion for flying. He was also the former Editor of the REPAtee magazine for the Retired Eastern Pilots Association for many years. Neal holds a Mechanic Certificate and a Flight Instructor Certificate as well as the Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. Neal also owns and operate his own Real Estate business, St Johns Realty Group, Inc from his office in Ponte Vedra, Florida.  He is also the author of “Wings of Man (y)”.

BIO Margaret Barrs

Margaret Barrs has been a Florida Licensed Real Estate Instructor for over 25+ years and has taught thousands of students in the greater Jacksonville area. She holds degrees in Business Administration, Accounting and Financial Planning. Likewise, she holds a current Florida Broker-Associate license and a current Florida Real Estate Instructor permit. Her broadcasting career began eleven years as a co-host on the EAL Radio Show with Neal Holland.