Sonny Fox hails from Grand Rapids, Michigan where be began his radio career at KHJ in 1973. He worked with Robert W. Morgan and "The Real Don Steele". With the rise in popularity of FM radio, he left after one year and joined current XM Radio executive Lee Abrams to work as program director at WYSP in Philadelphia where he and Abrams developed of the Superstars Album format.
After 3 years with WYSP, Sonny opted to change directions and moved to Miami to work in morning radio there. He created radio's first syndicated stand up comedy show, "The Comedy Hour". The show featured back-to-back routines from the top comics of the day such as Bill Cosby, George Carlin, and Lenny Bruce. In 1999, Fox created "The Mp3 Comedy Network" a service which delivered comedy programming to morning radio programs across the country.
As he was launching the new service Lee Abrams, now head of programming at XM Satellite Radio, approached Fox to ask if he would be interested in reviving his comedy show programming skills in a new environment. Fox now programs two comedy channels on XM: "Laugh USA," which features family-friendly comedy, and its uncensored counterpart, "XM Comedy". In addition to programming and general hosting duties on the show, Fox also hosts and produces "Stand-Up Sit-Down", a 60 minute interview program with comedians of the day. Sonny Fox can also be heard voicing programming elements on other XM channels.
Sonny also does voice work. He is the voice of Liberty Public Radio on the Grand Theft Auto IV game and is currently the voice of WGN America (formerly Superstation WGN)