Radio Broadcasting History
Radio People by Name (L2)
WPAC [Patchogue NY] 1967
WHRF/WRCN [Riverhead NY] 1969
WGLI [Babylon NY] 1971 - John
L. Heffling/Danny O'Shea
WQQW [Waterbury CT] 1974 - Johnny
KNFT [Silver City NM] 1974 - Johnny
KIKX [Tucson AZ] 1976
KROI/KROY [Sacramento CA] 1976 - Danny O'Shea
KBCQ [Roswell NM] 1976
KQFM [Portland OR] 1978
KMGX/KRQQ [Tucson] 1979
KHYT [Tucson] 1980 - BIG John
KCEE [Tucson] 1983 - BIG John
KAVV [Tucson] 1983 - BIG John
KAIR/KJYK [Tucson] 1984
KGRT [Las Cruces NM] 1986 - BIG John
KAMZ [El Paso TX] 1987 - BIG John
KIKO [Globe AZ] 1990
KSCQ [Silver City] 1995 - BIG John
KRXS [Globe] 1996 - BIG John
Now: Operations Manager, programmer,
sales, air talent and general do it all radio guy at Adult Alternative KRXS-FM
Globe, Arizona. Plus, BIG John has been a mobile music DJ since 1979 ("great
survival between gigs").
Karl Lewis Lieber
KYGO-FM [Denver CO] 2002-2004 - Karl Lewis
Now: Karl says (9/06), "I am working with the
ProCurve Network division within HP; I also have purchased a small radio station company
(Networkradio.com\CTBLLC) that owns radio stations in Wyoming."
KICN [Denver CO] 1961
WIFE [Indianapolis IN] 1962
KOIL [Omaha NE] 1960
KISN [Portland OR] 1965
KRIZ [Phoenix AZ] 1966
KIQQ [Los Angeles] 1978-1982
Joe Light (Charles Springer) died
in Sacramento, CA on March 28, 2013 four days before his 80th birthday.
See Remembering Joe Light, a KOIL Good Guy (Poppaculture's Blog). Click for more on Joe, including a note from his son.
WGNE [Daytona Beach FL] 1992-2000 - Bob Lee: GM
Now: Bob says (7/08), "I retired at 59; am
living in Largo, Florida near my grandkids; I fiddle with video editing and have produced
a couple of my former stations videos."
WIXZ [Pittsburgh PA] 1971 - Bachelor
KQV [Pittsburgh] 1973 - Jeff Christie
KMBZ [Kansas City MO] 1974
Kansas City Royals [Kansas City] 1974 - Marketing
KUDL [Kansas City KS] 1976
KFBK [Sacramento CA] 1983
WABC [New York NY] 1986
Excellence In Broadcasting net (EIB) [NY] 1986
Nationally syndicated talk show [NY] 1986
Now: Overseeing EIB net and doing
national radio/TV talk shows from New York.
stories ... email@example.com
WGIL [Galesburg IL] 1952
WOC [Davenport IA] 1958
KSGT [Jackson WY] 1964
KTKT [Tucson AZ] 1966
KIKX [Tucson] 1968
KTUC [Tucson] 1970
KLAV [Las Vegas] 1972
KAIR [Tucson] 1976
KGVY [Tucson] 1982
KNUU [Las Vegas] 1993
Now: Retired. Residing in Tucson,
KPSI [Palm Spring CA] 1997-1998
Now: Doing voice-overs and acting in Los
WQAM [Miami FL] 1997
Now: Duff says (3/04), "I'm Operations Director
at WQAM, Sports Talk and Entertainment, Miami, Florida."
Gene Lindsey (Eugene Lisansky)
WBMJ [San Juan PR] 1967
WERD [Morristown NJ] 1975-1977 - Bob Dark
WCBN/WRCN [Ann Arbor MI]
1979-1984 - Bob Dark/GM
WAAM [Ann Arbor] 1982-1985 - Bob Dark
Rapids MI] 1985
Plains NY] 1987
WHNZ [Tampa FL] 1996-2006
Now: Gene says (12/06), "I am 'on the beach'
due to staff reductions at ClearChannel, Tampa -- following 11 years as PD at WHNZ and 4
years as DO for CC's Total Traffic Network."
WJEZ [Pontiac IL] 1980 CE
Now: Lane says (4/05), "I'm still working in
radio, mostly IT stuff now days. Some on-air work and general engineering for several
KTKT [Tucson AZ] 1958
KAIR [Tucson] 1959
KTKT [Tucson] 1962
KRUX [Phoenix AZ] 1965 - Ray
City AZ] 1991-1994 - owner
Now: President of The Watch Man, Inc., a chain
of stores in Nevada casinos. Ray says, "Our store at the Riverside Resort in
Laughlin is regarded as the world's largest watch store with over 20,000
timepieces on display. Forbes Magazine dubbed me "Sultan of Schlock" (Aug. 14,
1998). The CBS Evening News with Dan Rather did a piece on me April 2, 1999
where correspondent Bill Geist called me, "The PT Barnum of selling watches."
WSWR [Sandusky OH] 1986 - Scott
WYHT [Mansfield OH] 1987
WAZU [Dayton OH] 1988
WXFX [Montogmery AL] 1990
WGCX [Mobile AL] 1992 - Smokin'
WTVR [Richmond VA] 1994 - Scott
WPOC [Baltimore MD] 1997-2003
Now: firstname.lastname@example.org says, "As of 2003, Scott is
Director of Country Programming at Sirius Satellite Radio, Nashville, Tennessee; I know --
I'm his father."
Now: Owner/mornings at WGTN-FM, Georgetown,
KRCB [Santa Rosa CA] 2002-2003
Now: Chris says (3/08), "I started in radio in Jan
1978 when I was 16; I began specializing in celebrity impersonations in 1981, and now offer over
200 celebrity voices and 100 costumed impersonations ... visit HireAStar.net."
Wakeman Linscomb aka Gator
WCAC [Baton Rouge LA] 1999-2001
KRMD [Shreveport LA] 2004
KJCS [Nacogdoches TX] 2006-2007
Now: Gator says (2/10), "I own Graven Imge
Productions, Lafayette, Louisiana."
KXL [Portlantd OR] 1983
Now: Business editor at News/Talk KXL,
Portland, Oregon. Peter says, "I grew up(?!) in LA in the 50s listening to the crazies
on KFWB, KRLA, KFOX; inspired to enter radio and never looked back. A tip of the hat
to the greats who can still back-cue a 45 and use a splicing bar."
Jan Lipski aka Jay Alexander
WTCM [Traverse City MI] 1964
WCCW [Traverse City] 1964
KAFB [Kinchloe AFB MI] 1966 - J.A. A-GO-GO
WJML [Petoskey MI] 1970
KCOK [Tulare CA] 1978
KIQO [San Luis Obispo CA] 1978 - CE
KKIQ [San Francisco CA] 1982 - CE
KIQO [San Luis Obispo] 1982 - CE
KPRL [San Luis Obispo] 1983
KUHL/KXFM [Santa Maria CA]
1983 - CE
KKAL/KZOZ [San Luis Obispo]
1983-1983 - CE
Now: Jan says (3/03), "I am a
communications technician at Vandenberg, AFB, California. My 20 year sabbitical
may be ending." He remembers, "I was CE when the KZOZ clubhouse in San Luis Obispo
moved to Arroyo Grande. There was something special brewing when the 'Z' was in the
'house'. Man I miss the magic of those days."
Sean Michael Lisle
KTPZ [Boise ID] 2001-2002
Now: Sean says (1/03), "I'm between gigs.
Always used my real name. Most everyone I worked with used real
WIBG [Philadelphis] 1950s-1960s
WDAS-FM [Philadelphia] 1967
WAMS [Wilmington DE] 1968
WHUM [Reading PA] 197?
WPGR [Philadelphia] 1984
WOGL [Philadelphia] 1989-2005
Hy Lit died Nov 17, 2007 at Paoli Memorial
Hospital near Philadephia, Pennsylvania. See Hy Lit, 73, pioneer DJ, dies after knee injury (Philadelphia Inquirer)
or Hy Lit
Original name: Hyman Litsky (findagrave.com) or Hy Lit Spun the
Platters in Philly (Radio World).
KFI [Los Angeles CA] 1990
Now: Reporter, anchor, News Director
at Talk KFI, Los Angeles, California.
KMAX [Sierra Madre CA] 1959
KACY [Oxnard CA] 1959
KBVM [Lancaster CA] 1959
KRLA [Los Angeles CA] 1959
KIEV [LA] 1985
KRLA [Los Angeles CA] 1992
ABC Radio - Net Tech Ops Center [LA] 1994
KRLA/KLSX [LA] 1997
Passed away Sept. 12, 1998 in Los
WABB [Mobile] 1983
KNBA [Vallejo CA] 1978-1978 - King James
KKIQ [San Francisco CA] 1980-1986
KNBA [Vallejo] 1992
KXBT [Vallejo] 1994
KVON/KVYN [Napa CA] 1994-1997
Now: Jay says (5/09), "I've retired from the radio
biz, still live in the Bay Area (Solano County) and am blessed with great health; since 1997,
I've run my ad agency (founded in 1970) but plan to slow down; I am a freelance writer and
voice-over guy, but hate chasing down gigs; I do graphic designs and copywriting; most proud
of KNBA winning the 1992-1993 SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists) award, beating all the
net-owned hotshot San Francisco TV stations; I had a fine ride and loved every minute of it.
Last I checked, the local news on KVON in Napa, CA was being prepped and voiced by a chick
from her home in Montana and shipped via Internet for airing; she also does it for a station
in Bakersfield; so much for local radio; that's where the biz has gone; communities
WTAE [Pittsburgh] 1984
WJJJ [Pittsburgh] 199?
WSHH [Pittsburgh] 1999
Now: Mornings (w/Don Jefferson) at
Soft Rock WSHH-FM, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
WERT [Van Wert OH] 1971 - Jay
WGOM/WMRI [Marion IN] 1972
WMEE/WMEF [Ft. Wayne IN] 1974
WOWO [Ft. Wayne] 1977-1982
WPTA-TV [Ft. Wayne] 1983-2004 - anchor, asst news dir
WBYR [Ft. Wayne] 1991
WFWI [Ft. Wayne] 1995
WSHI [Ft. Wayne] 1999
KSUT [Durango CO] 2005-2009
Now: Victor says (4/09), "The news department of
KSUT was eliminated as an economic move; I'm now devoting full time to voice-over work for
station imaging, on hold messages, commercials etc. and looking for work; also loving the
Four Corners (Durango, Colorado area)." See victorlocke.com.
WSAM [Saginaw MI] 1964 - Sammy Carr
KGW [Portland OR] 1973
KING [Seattle] 1974
KJR [Seattle] 1976
KZOK [Seattle] 1992-1996
Now: Gary says (3/03), "I am retired and living
in Bradenton, Florida. I still do occasional voice work, but I haven't done a radio show
since I left KZOK."
KVOO-FM [Tulsa OK] 1993
Now: Dick says, "I do PM drive at KVOO-FM
(Country 98.5), Tulsa, Oklahoma -- part of the employee-owned Journal Broadcast
Group of stations. After 32 years in this business, it remains a vital and important
part of my life. I am still excited about what radio is and can be. I'd love to hear
from those of you in radioland."
WMJQ [Rochester NY] 1978
WFYV [Jacksonville FL] 1979
WYNF [Tampa] 1981
WLUP [Chicago] 1991
WWBZ [Chicago] 1993
WRCX [Chicago] 1994
WXTB [Tampa] 1994
WFYV [Jacksonville FL] 1997
XM Satellite Radio [Washington DC] 2000
KKLZ [Las Vegas NV] 2006-2007
Now: Charlie says (7/08), "I own Ruffsounds
Media Inc. and Logan Pool Service LLC, Tampa/Jacksonville, Florida."
WSWT [Peoria IL] 2000
Now: Joe says (7/03), "I am Creative Services
Director of JMP Radio Group (WMBD-AM, WWFS-AM, WPBG-FM, WSWT-FM), Peoria, Illinois;
and I do PM drive at Adult Contemporary WSWT-FM."
WVNA [Muscle Shoals AL] 1997 - mgr
Now: Major says, "I left WVNA in 1997.
I retired (from radio) to Pensacola, Florida where I have my own
WQRC [Cape Cod MA] 1969
WHVY [Springfield MA] 1972
KQV [Pittsburgh PA] 1974-2008
Steve's last update (10/02), "I'm still doing
what I have been doing (news anchor/reporter) for going on my 29th year here at the
Grovvey Q-V. When I began in this business, I got to cover part of the Chappaquidick
incident involving Edward (Ted) Kennedy and then his landslide (U.S. Senate) win after
said incident. I have interviewed several presidents along with numerous other newsmakers.
In fact, I would probably bore everyone to tears, besides as my Daddy would say ... Son,
that and 75 cents will buy you a cup of coffee."
Steve Lohle died of an apparent heart attack
June 20, 2008 at his home in Beaver County, PA. He was 58. See The KQV Family is in Mourning and KQV Radio Anchor Steve Lohle Dies.
KIMN [Denver] 1958 -
Al Lohman Jr.
WABC [New York] 1959
KLAC [LA] 1962
KFWB [LA] 1967
KFI [LA] 1968
KRLA [LA] 1986
KWNK [Simi Valley CA] 1987
KFI [LA] 1987
KCMJ [Palm Springs CA] 1991-2002
Al Lohman Jr. died Oct 14, 2002 of
stomach and bladder cancer. He was 69.
KKMI [Seattle WA] 1984
KIYS [Boise ID] 1985
WHIT [Harrisburg PA] 1988
WLTY [Norfolk VA] 1989
WKOC [Norfolk VA] 1991
KXXO [Olympia WA] 1993
KLSY [Bellevue WA] 1996
KCMS [Seattle] 1997
Now: Larry says (4/08), "I'm host/producer of
the Spirit Music Countdown
on Christian Contemporary KCMS-FM, Seattle, Washington."
KMXS [Anchorage AK] 2002
Now: PM drive at Hot AC KMXS-FM, Anchorage,
KLAV [Las Vegas NV] 1983-1984
Now: Jack says (12/12), "After 25 years on KVVU-TV
as host of On Camera with Jack London we now have a medical management business in Las
Vegas, Denver and Mranson, MO; we are active in both communities. Big family with 9 children and
WAKX [Superior WI] 1965
WOIO [Canton OH] 1969
WCUE [Akron OH] 1975
WINW [Canton] 1977
WKDD [Akron] 1979
WRCW [Canton] 1982-1984
Now: Keith (Linn) says (9/11), "Radio had
changed by 1984, so I gave it up and entered the real world; had to wear socks and
everything; went into advertising and eventually became advertising manager for a company
that owned over a hundred restaurants in six states. I was diagnosed with MS in 1989 and
confined to a wheelchair since then. Never listen to the radio anymore, its not fun; the
old days were the best of times for sure. Still in Ohio, guess I like it here."
KXOK [St. Louis MO] 1989-1991
Now: Jeff says (12/06), "I'm the pastor/head of
staff of Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau, Missouri."
KLWW [Cedar Rapids IA] 1969
WAVZ [New Haven CT] 1973
XEROK [Juarez, Mexico] 1974
WAPE [Jacksonville FL] 1975 -
Dr. John Winston
WHBQ [Memphis TN] 1976 -
Dr. John Winston
KULF [Houston TX] 1980
WCCO [Minneapolis MN] 1983
WKAK/WALG [Albany GA] 1984 - GM
WKIS [Orlando FL] 1985
WAGW [Augusta GA] 1991 - owner
WRXR/WKBG [Augusta] 1994
WFOX [Gainesville GA] 2000-2003 - Dr. John
WMRZ [Columbus GA] 2001-2003 - GM
Now: Most recently (2003-2005), John Long was
Senior VP/Group Manager of Station Broadcasting, Macon, GA. He says (12/05), "I am living
a quiet life in the second oldest city in the United States, St Marys, Georgia. My hobbies
are watching the devolution of radio, writing, reading, and exploring the coastal barrier
islands." He adds (1/07), "I am president of non profit Georgia Radio Hall of Fame,
which debuted on March 15, 2007, the 85th anniversary of radio in Georgia." John
published Puttin' on the Hits, a
cyberbook (read or print it on line) about Top-40 radio in the 1960s and 1970s."
Russ Long (Russ Caron)
WRNJ [Hackettstown NJ] 1989
Now: Russ says (6/03), "I am Director of
Operations and do mornings at Oldies WRNJ, Hackettstown, New Jersey."
W??? [Arkansas] 19??
W??? [Louisiana] 19??
K??? [Texas] 19??
KDKA [Pittsburgh PA] 1946-1969
WTAE-TV [Pittsburgh] 1969-1994
The longtime Pittsburgh radio and TV
news anchor passed away July 12, 2002. He was 86 years old and had suffered from
congestive heart failure. Click for more
WBJW [Orlando FL] 1975-1982
Now: Terry says (6/11), "Since 1994, I've
been in Westchester County, NY, home to RCS (Radio Computing Services), the
'Selector' people; I support a lot of friends from memory lane, my radio brothers and
sisters, and a vast generation of young cousins..."
KLTY [Dallas TX] 2002
Now: Tony says (1/06), "I am doing PM drive at
Christian Contemporary KLTY-FM, Dallas, Texas."
KJUN [Tillamook OR] 1998-2001 - part owner
Now: Brian is, "semi-retired, looking at
other radio opportunities."
George 'Hound Dog' Lorenz
WKBW [Buffalo] 195?
Passed away. email@example.com says, "He's gone
on to share some Momma Goldstein's Wine with Big Bob and Pal Al and the
rest of the crowd that patronized the Zanz at 5-2-5 on the Street. Original.
WDBX [Carbondale IL] 2003
WRLT [Nashville TN] 2008
Now: Heather says (10/08), "I'm with
Adult Album Alternative WRLT-FM (Lightning 100), Nashville, Tennessee."
KRYS [Corpus Christi] 1965
KZFM [Corpus Christi] 1969
KSPL [Lufkin TX] 1971
KIKN [Corpus Christi] 1972
KEXX [Corpus Christi] 1982
KOUL [Corpus Christi] 1982
KFGG [Corpus Christi] 1990-1998 - GM
Now: Jimmy says (7/03), "I own
Trinity Recording Studio,
Corpus Christi, Texas (since 1998)."
WFIL [Philadelphia] 197?
WLAP [Lexington KY] 1963 - Billy Love
WHOO [Orlando FL] 1966 - Billy Love
WKGN [Knoxville TN] 1968
WPOP [Hartford CT] 1968
WKLO [Louisville KY] 1971 - aka Brother Love
WHK [Cleveland OH] 1973
WOMI [Owensboro KY] 1976
WFBC [Greenville SC] 1978
WSLR [Akron OH] 1979
WBKR [Owensboro] 1980
WKDQ [Evansville IN] 1992
Now: Bill (Bill Herald) says (2/09), "I've
been partially retired doing middays on Country WKDQ-FM, Evansville Indiana for the last 17
years; my personal Web site bigbilllove.com has a batch of vintage air checks. I've had the
opportunity to work with some great talent in my 50 years in broadcasting, including Jack
Armstrong, Dickie Heatherton, Lee Gray, Dan Mason, Nick Clooney, Mike Joseph, Bill Hennes,
John Ivey, and many, many others; one of the best stories came from Jack Armstrong (I'm
not sure if Jack himself did this but he told me the story) about a jock who was called
by the PD while on the air and fired over the phone on his evening shift; his neighbor
ran a shoe store and the jock borrowed a huge pair of oversized shoes, took them back to
the station and nailed them to the PD's door with a sign, 'FILL THESE' -- then he locked up
WPAS [Tampa FL] 1975
WQYK [St. Petersburg FL] 1979-1992
Now: Jamie says, "I am happily living
in the Florida Mountains in Brooksville, gardening on 10 acres."
KNOU [New Orleans LA] 2001
KKBB [Bakersfield CA] 2004
KDAY-FM [Los Angeles CA] 2006
Now: Jay says (2/07), "I am producer for
the Steve Harvey
Morning Show on Hip Hop KDAY-FM, Redondo Beach, California."
Lorna Love (Lorna
KFWJ [Lake Havasu City AZ] 1981 - Lorna Dee
KHYT [Tucson AZ] 1982 - Lorna Dee
KKRZ [Portland OR] 1984 - Lorna Dee
KIIS [Los Angeles CA] 1986
WKLS [Altanta GA] 1988
WOWF [Detroit MI] 1993-1994
WKLS [Altanta] 1997-1999
KLOL [Houston TX] 2001
KGA [Spokane WA] 2004-2006
Now: Lorna says (3/12), "I am no longer
in radio; last gig was Spokane, WA where I met my husband; we live in Las Cruces,
New Mexico and love it." See the Los Angeles Radio People piece on Lorna (cursor
down the page to "LOVE, Lorna: KIIS").
Walt 'Baby' Love
WOR-FM [New York] 1970
KHJ [LA] 1972
Now: Urban Editor for Radio & Records, Los
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WCLR [Dayton OH] 1996-1998
Now: Brad says (4/16),
"I work in the digital, social media, content marketing space in the travel and tourism
industry in Sevier County, Tennessee; accounts include the official Sevier Co. tourism
account, Visit My Smokies,
which continually sets new visitor records."
WYZB [Ft. Walton Beach FL] 1985
WQID [Biloxi MS] 1990
WOVV [Ft. Pierce FL] 1990
WFMF [Baton Rouge LA] 1991
WTGE [Baton Rouge] 1993
KHKS [Dallas TX] 1995
KPLX [Ft. Worth TX] 1997
KIKK [Houston TX] 2001
KKBQ [Houston] 2002
KFWR [Ft. Worth] 2005
Now: Rick says (5/05), "I'm PD and doing middays at Country KFWR-FM, Ft. Worth, Texas."
KOFM [Oklahoma City OK] 1970-1970 - Steve Hilliard
WOHO [Toledo OH] 1975 - SJB III
CKLW [Windsor - Detroit MI] 1977 - SJB III
WWCK [Flint MI] 1978 - Steve With No Last Name
KIIS [Los Angeles CA] 1979
KJOI [Los Angeles] 1980
WHAS [Louisville KY] 1985-1988
Now: Steve says (1/10), "I am a voice-over talent
(since 1990); living in Dallas, Texas."
WCBS [New York] 195?
WNBC [New York] 195?
WNEW [New York] 195?
WVNJ [Oakland NJ] 1996-1999
Now: Hosting the syndicated Jim Lowe and
Friends from New York, New York.
WNOR [Norfolk VA] 1967
WNOR-FM [Norfolk] 1970 - GSM
WGH-FM [Norfolk] 1975 - SM
WQRK [Norfolk] 1976 - GSM
WTVZ-TV [Norfolk] 1981-1997 - Reg Sales Mgr
Now: Jim says (11/10), "After playing radio
roulette for most of my early adult life, I started a real estate company in Virginia Beach,
Virginia: Jim Lowe Realty, I know, quite a catchy name; if you remember me from radio,
I'd be shocked, but e-mail me."
WBUX [Philadelphia PA] 1985
WPST [Trenton NJ] 1988
WAEB [Allentown PA] 1993-1995
WBUX [Philadelphia] 1993-1995
WXPN [Philadelphia] 1994-1996
WPLY [Philadelphia] 1995-1997
WYSP [Philadelphia] 1997
KCXX [San Bernardino CA] 1998
KLYY [Los Angeles CA] 1998
KACD [Los Angeles] 2000
KFSD [San Diego CA] 2001
WAEB-FM [Allentown PA] 2003
WHTG-FM [Monmouth/Ocean NJ] 2007
Now: Scott says (4/08), "I'm doing
nights on Rock
WHTG-FM, Monmouth/Ocean - Eatontown, New Jersey."
WMZQ [Washington DC] 1991
Now: Creative Services Director and on-air
fill at Country WMZQ-FM, Washington DC.
WGSM [Pittsburgh PA] 2006 - Just George
Now: George says (6/06), "I am juggling my
morning show at Adult Hits WGSM-FM (SAM 107.1), Greensburg, Pennsylvania with a country music
singing career; I am recording a CD with Red Horse Records out of Nashville, TN and playing
KFWB [Los Angeles CA] 1998
KNX [Los Angeles] 2009
Now: Andy says, (2/08), "I am programming CBS-owned
news radio stations KNX (1070 Newsradio) and KFWB (News 980), Los Angeles, California; both
stations marked 40 years in the all-news format during 2008."
WMOH [Cincinnati OH] 1973-1980 - Joe London
Now: Technical Operations Manager at
FOX19 (WXIX-TV), Cincinnati, Ohio.
WROE [Green Bay WI] 2002
Now: Denny says (7/06), "I am Assistant Corporate
PD with Midwest Communications, Green Bay, Wisconsin."
KCID [Boise ID] 1958
KRPL [Moscow ID] 1960
KGEM [Boise] 1961
KNEW [Spokane WA] 1962
KFXM [San Bernardino CA] 1963
KJR [Seattle] 1964
WMEX [Boston MA] 1967 - Johnny Lujack
WCFL [Chicago IL] 1967
WLS [Chicago] 1967
WCFL [Chicago] 1972
WLS [Chicago] 1975-1987
WUBT [Chicago] 2000
WRLL [Chicago] 2004-2006
Larry Lujack died Dec 18, 2013 (esophageal cancer,
age 73). See Larry Lujack, legendary Chicago DJ, dies (Chicago Tribune); and Wikipedia's article on Larry.
WDBN [Akron OH] 1965 - SM
WVCG/WYOR [Miami FL] 1967
- VP/station mgr
WGAR [Cleveland OH] 1970 - SM
WLEE [Richmond VA] 1977 - SM
KRST [Albuquerque NM] 1980 - SM
KWXL/KRKE [Albuquerque] 1983 -
KKJY [Albuquerque] 1984 - SM
KIVA/KIVA-FM [Albuquerque] 1987 -
KSNM [Las Cruces NM] 1989 - GM
KGRT [Las Cruces] 1991-2013 - VP/GM
Now: Allen says (5/14), "As of December, 2013 I
am retired -- in Las Cruces, New Mexico."
KYOS [Merced CA] 1979 - Crazy
KOSO [Modesto CA] 1987 - David
KABX [Merced] 1989
Now: Mornings at Oldies KABX-FM, Merced,
KOKU [Agana GU] 1984
KJMM [Tucson AZ] 1985
KAYN [Nogales AZ] 1988
KAVV [Tucson] 1993
KOHT [Tucson] 1994
KTAN [Sierra Vista AZ] 1999 - CE
KEVT [Tucson AZ] 2000 - CE
Now: Frank says (5/05), "I've been Chief
Engineer at KEVT (1030 AM) since 2000; and do some voice-over work on various southern
Arizona radio stations."
Curt Lundgren aka Paul Evans
KUXL [Minneapolis MN] 1966
WMIN [St. Paul MN] 1968
WHEW/WMYR [Ft. Meyers FL] 1970
KYMN [Northfield MN] 1972-1996
WCCO-FM [Minneapolis] 1975
WCCO [Minneapolis] 1983-1996
Now: Curt says (2/07), "I am retired in Minnetonka,
KPCS [Los Angeles CA] 195?
KMAX [Sierra Madre CA] 195?
KDWC [Los Angeles] 196?
KYOS [Merced CA] 196?
KAFY [Bakersfield CA] 196?
KERN [Bakersfield] 196?
KRIZ [Phoenix AZ] 196?
KOOL [Phoenix] 196?
KFI [Los Angeles] 1968
KGBS [Los Angeles] 1968
KDAY [Los Angeles] 1971
KFWB [Los Angeles] 1977
KGIL [Los Angeles] 1979
KFI/KOST [Los Angeles] 1982
KGIL/KMGX [Los Angeles] 1983
KFWB [Los Angeles] 2000-2007
Now: Mike says (10/07), "I retired from radio in
January 2007; I was also general manager of Ted Randal Enterprises for several years; I
managed somehow to squeeze in a Political Science degree at UCLA (school in the morning,
Randal in the afternoon), KAFY (second-time around) on the weekend. Ultimately a lot of
travel to see clients whenever school and other commitments permitted; also, between 1992 and
2000, I owned Lundy Media Group: we did programming for radio stations in Japan, and pop-style
English language learning materials for a publisher in Tokyo; also did a syndicated travel
show, which led to many great freebies from Hong Kong to London and Paris and Honolulu and,
and, and -- sure miss freebies!" Click for more from Mike.
CKAR [Huntsville ON] 1965-1965
Now: Neil says (10/10, "My company,
Productions Canada, produces TV documentaries focusing on social issues; we also sell
footage for TV projects..."
WIL [St. Louis] 1960
WABC [New York] 1965
WCBS-FM [New York] 1984
Ron Lundy died March 15, 2010 (heart attack,
age 75) in Oxford, Mississippi. See Ron Lundy's Final Days on the Radio (musicradio77.com); Ron Lundy,
a Rock D.J. in New York, Is Dead at 75 (nytimes.com); and Ron Lundy 1934-2010 (by Ken Levine). Click
for more on Ron Lundy.
WGRC [Lewisburg PA] 1997
Now: Production Mgr and afternoons at
Christian Contemporary WGRC-FM, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Bill says (Sep 2002), "I am
living large(er) than ever as 40 creeps ever closer. Truly enjoying what I love to do.
I am one of those folks most of my friends scowl at because I love coming to work every
KFAL [Fulton MO] 1950-1995
Ron Lutz died in Fulton, Missouri Sep 8, 2011.
KFBK [Sacramento CA] 1989-1992
Now: Steve says (8/09), "I work for the
California Department of Food and Agriculture in Sacramento; I'm Director of Public
Affairs and have been here since 2000."
WDR 2 [Cologne Germany] 2002
Now: Patrick says (7/03), "I'm consulting
several large-market stations in Germany. I am also C.E.O of Momentum Media GmbH, Cologne
and host for WDR 2 (www.wdr2.de), Cologne, Germany. WDR 2 is an AC format with lots
of information for Germanys biggest market NRW."
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WNDD [Gainesville/Ocala FL] 2000-2001
Now: Laura says (10/15),
"I live and work on the Island of Maui, Hawaii; I own my own production house called Redfire
Creative Services and am in tech support and sales for Vcreative PPO software."
WLIZ [West Palm Beach FL] 1972
WWCO [Waterbury CT] 1974
WAVZ [New Haven CT] 1978
WKCI [New Haven] 1979-1984
WNBC [New York NY] 1980-1984
WTIC-FM [Hartford CT] 1984
WEBE [Westport CT] 1987
Now: Danny says (10/05), "I'm Still enjoying (after all
these years) doing music and middays
at Adult Contemporary WEBE-FM (WEBE108), Westport, Connecticut."
WJLQ [Pensacola FL] 1989-1991
WHKP [Hendersonville NC] 2006 - CE
Now: Latest report from Dave (7/13) has him at
WCMC, Raleigh, North Carolina.
KQAK [Bend OR] 1993-1996 - Lee 'Baby' Lyons
Now: Lee says (Sep 2002), "I am
the SW Florida Sales Rep for William Clare Entertainment."
WLRS [Louisville KY] 1979
WAZU [Dayton OH] 1990 - aka Tyler Morgan
KRXX [Minneapolis MN] 1992-1994
KTCZ [Minneapolis] 2002
Now: Lisa says (8/04), "I worked as a rep
for Capricorn after KRXX, then decided to go back to school for fun. Just double-majored
in Architecture and Italian. Been spending alot of time in Italy. Worked as a tour guide
there in '99 and spent summer in Rome this year to finish my degree. Still trying to
decide what I want to be when I grow up. Love design, Italy but still can't get music
and radio out of my blood. Enjoying my part-time and mid-day fill-in duties at KTCZ-FM."
She adds, "My days at old LRS 102 in Louisville, KY were the most fun I've ever had in
radio. It was magic! I would love to hear from any of the old gang. I still visit my
family often in Louisville."
KQV [Pittsburgh] 1965 - Tom Lee
WTAE [Pittsburgh] 1974
WEDO [Pittsburgh] 1979
WPNT [Pittsburgh] 1979
KOGO [San Diego CA] 1979
KCEE [Tucson AZ] 1980
KEZL [San Diego] 1982
KGMG [Oceanside CA] 198?
KSPA [Escondido CA] 1994-1996
Tom (Schrecengost) died Oct 16, 2011
(age 77) in Grove City, PA.
WCVS [Springfield IL] 2007
Now: Ray says (12/08), "I'm doing mornings on Rock WCVS-FM; have
been in Springfield, Illinois since 1996 -- when it is cold however, my knees are aching for
me to return to the gulf coast of Texas; I still love radio and the opportunities that the
Internet have provided us."