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Dennis Andersen
Now: "...Looking for next radio opportunity due to network (R&R Oldies) failure."

Cary Anderson
KONP [Port Angeles WA] 1978 - Anderson in the Afternoon
KAPY [Port Angeles] 1981 - Anderson in the Afternoon
KQEU [Olympia WA] 1982
KOSO [Modesto CA] 1984-1984
KBYR [Anchorage AK] 1984-1988
CBS Radio Network [Anchorage] 1984
- freelance at-large reporter
Now: Cary says (7/06), "I live in Anchorage, Alaska, where I freelance covering issues of national interest in the far north, primarily for the CBS Radio Network. Radio career highlights: interviewing President Carter, VP Quayle, and working as producer for President Clinton's weekly radio address. I am also a writer and photographer (from Newsweek to National Geographic with subjects from rattlesnakes to grizzly bears). I have published three books about bald eagles and one on the aurora borealis. Latest endeavor: shooting high definition documentary video of eagles nesting, roosting and soaring."

Greg Anderson
WOWE [Chattanooga TN] 1979
WGOW [Chattanooga] 1980
WDOD [Chattanooga] 1983-1988
WLMX [Chattanooga] 1991-1995

Now: Greg says (9/07), "I retired from broadcasting in 1995 to persue other intrests -- with the increasing use of automation and satellite services, it was becoming apparent that live DJs were becoming a thing of the past, at least outside of drive times, and even there live and local shows were being replaced with syndication; I work as a truck driver with Averitt Express and, though I do enjoy the work, I miss broadcasting; I would at some point like to put together a Web site of Chattanooga radio history -- something similar to LARadio.com; if anyone else would be interested in this, e-mail me..."

Gregg Anderson
WNAZ [Nashville] 1974-1976
WMAK [Nashville TN] 1975-1976
WKDA/WKDF [Nashville] 1977
WLAC [Nashville] 1978
WBHP [Huntsville AL] 1978
WHFD [Toledo OH] 1978
WQHK/WMEE [Ft. Wayne IN] 1979
WRFD [Columbus OH] 1980
WCIN/WBLZ [Cincinnati OH] 1980
- field ops dir
Storer Cable News [Covington OH] 1983-1986 - news dir
WKRC [Cincinnati] 1987 - aka Gregg Winston
WIZF [Cincinnati] 1990-1993
Now: Gregg says (Sep 2002), "While covering the tragic and deadly church bus crash in Carroll County, Kentucky God gave me a new 'news assignment': to report the good news of Jesus Christ. I have travelled the world doing ministry work, especially in the Republic of Latvia. I have been an interim pastor, youth pastor and prison chaplain. During my days as a chaplain, I was able to minister to inmates I already knew since I covered their crimes as a reporter." Click for more from Gregg.

Herb Oscar Anderson
WDGY [Minneapolis MN] 195?
WMCA [New York] 1958
WMGM [New York NY] 1959
WABC [New York] 1960
- Morning Mayor of New York City
Herb Oscar Anderson died January 29, 2017 (Bennington, Vermont; age 88).See Herb Oscar Anderson, Crooning D.J. for WABC-AM, Dies at 88 (nytimes.com); Herb Oscar Anderson dead; WABC radio DJ was 88 (newsday.com); and LEGENDARY WABC PERSONALITY HERB OSCAR ANDERSON DIES (insideradio.com).
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Jerry Anderson
WCSY [South Haven MI] 1981-1982 - Scotty Jackson
Now: Jerry says (1/03), "I'm with Cingular Wireless, Cincinnati, Ohio."

Jimmy Anderson
Braiker Radio Services [Bellevue WA] 1980-1990 - on air, ass't PD
KJR [Seattle WA] 1985
KXA/KYYX [Seattle] 1985
KAPA [Raymond WA] 1986
KLDY [Olympia WA] 1987
KMGI [Seattle] 1987
KJR [Seattle] 1988
KLTX [Seattle] 1988-1990
KidStar Radio [Seattle] 1993-1996
- on air, prod, character voices
RealNetworks [Seattle] 1998
Now: Jimmy says (9/06), "I am working at RealNetworks, Inc based in Seattle, WA; I am the Security Operations Manager, but still often freelance for voice-overs for software games, internet programs and other projects."

Sleepy Lee Anderson
KNED [McAlester OK] 1965
Now: PD/DJ/GM at Country KNED, McAlester, Oklahoma.

Mike Anderson
Now: General Manager at the Pickering Companies, St. Louis MO.

Pat Anderson aka P.A.
KXRO/KDUX [Aberdeen WA] 1990
KWOK/KXXK [Aberdeen] 2001

Now: Pat says (1/07), "I am still at the Grays Harbor Radio Group (KXRO KDUX KXXK KWOK), Aberdeen WA -- Operations Manager (and mornings at Classic Rock KDUX-FM); doing local community-involved radio and having a great time."

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Robert Wayne Anderson
WQSM [Fayetteville NC] 1974-1975
Now: Robert Wayne says (6/05), "I retired from radio in 1975; retired as a U.S. postmaster in 2001; living in Fayetteville North Carolina."

Todd Anderson
WCSJ [Morris IL] 1990
WJOL [Joliet IL] 1995-2000

Now: Todd says (3/13), "I run an online radio station (WTRA) out of my home studio in Palos Heights, IL that carries every Billboard #1, #2 and #3 hit from 1955 to present..."

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Bill Andres
KSLX [Phoenix AZ] 1995-1996
Now: Bill says (5/06), "I successfully moved from radio into PR and media training -- as president of Andres Associates, Phoenix, Arizona. I help clients get publicity in local, national and international media. I also teach corporate execs and government officials how to make their points in media interviews without getting sidetracked or misquoted by reporters.

Mark Andrew
WHTX [Pittsburgh] 1990
WIXZ [Pittsburgh] 1991
WWKS [Beaver Falls PA] 1992
WRRK [Pittsburgh] 1993
WVTY [Pittsburgh] 1993
WZPT [Pittsburgh] 1994
KOA [Denver CO] 1997
KNBR [San Francisco CA] 2001
KOA/KKZN [Boulder CO] 2002

Now: Creative Director, part-time talk-host, bit producer at News/Talk KOA and weekends at Sports KKZN, Boulder/Thornton, Colorado. Mark says (Sep 2002), "In addition to having a blast imaging one of the best radio stations in the USA (KOA), I also am enjoying my opportunity to host a weekend show with Patrick Watkins on KKZN (760 The Zone). Radio is fun." Click for more from Mark.

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Bob Andrews
WLBE [Orlando FL] 1980
Now: Bob says (8/03), "I'm still hanging in at one of the first stations I worked for (Talk WLBE); doing the morning show and more: from grounds maintenance (keeps me in shape) ... to studio maintenance (very small operation now); love being able to work and having somewhere I can use what little talent I have left."

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Chris Andrews
CFRB [Toronto ON] 1999 - Punch Andrews
Now: Chris/Punch says (Aug 2002), "I do swing on Hot AC CKFM-FM, aerial traffic on News/Talk CFRB, and teach broadcasting at Seneca College, Toronto, Ontaro, Canada."

'Outlaw' Dave Andrews
KRBE [Houston TX] 1988
Seattle Music Network [Dallas] 1990 - Davey Kuhl
KSAQ [San Antonio TX] 1992 - BOB
KLOL [Houston] 1993-2004
KIOL [Houston] 2005

Now: djrage2005@aol.com reports (5/05), "Dave has returned to the airwaves on Rock KIOL-FM, Houston, Texas -- along with many KLOL alumni."

Smilin' Jay Andrews
KEOS [Flagstaff AZ] 1975 - Crazy Jay
KXIV [Phoenix AZ] 1980
KBBC [Phoenix] 1981
KARZ [Phoenix] 1983
KQYT [Phoenix] 1984
KMZK [Phoenix] 1985
KMEO [Phoenix] 1985
KSLX [Phoenix] 1986
KTOL [Olympia WA] 1988
KXXO [Olympia] 1990
KGY [Olympia] 2009

Now: Jay says (3/09), "I'm doing evenings at Adult Contemporary KGY (AM 1240), Olympia, Washington." See oinkernet.com/emailjay.htm.

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Jay Andrews
WMJE [Gainesville GA] 1995
Now: Vice President of Broadcasting for Jacobs Media Corporation (WDUN, WMJE, WGGA), Gainesville, Georgia.

Mark 'Doc' Andrews
WJMS [Ironwood MI] 1970
WDET [Detroit MI] 1971
WBRB/WBRB-FM [Detroit] 1976
WOMC [Detroit] 1978
WQBH [Detroit] 1982
- Scooter
WCZY [Detroit] 1983
WOMC [Detroit] 1996-2003

Mark Andrews died Feb 21, 2004 after a ten-month battle with colon cancer (age 51). See the Mark Edward Andrews (Grosse Pointe News).

Aaron Anthony
WSDR [Sterling IL] 1992
KMXG [Davenport IA] 1994
WHMS [Champaign IL] 1998
KURB [Little Rock AR] 1999
KSLZ [St. Louis MO] 2000
KYKY [St. Louis MO] 2003-2006
WNNS [Springfield IL] 2008
WVBO [Oshkosh WI] 2010
WRZQ [Greensburg, IN] 2012

Now: Aaron says (5/16), "I'm radio and TV production and voice-over talent with WRZQ Greensburg, Indiana."

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Al Anthony
KFXM [San Bernardino CA] 1965-1984
Now: Al says (1/17), "I own Al Anthony Productions, Knoxville, TN; working on documentary, writing screenplay, writing book about rock and roll, it's roots, development and its effect on a whole new generation."

Big Bob Anthony
KLSN [Seattle WA] 1970
KSPO [Spokane WA] 1970
KREM [Spokane] 1972
KYNO [Fresno CA] 1974
KIQQ [Los Angeles CA] 1974
KGW [Portland OR] 1975
KREM [Spokane] 1976
KHJ [LA] 1977
KFRC [San Francisco CA] 1978
KLVR [Santa Rosa CA] 1981
- owner
KYUU [San Francisco] 1983
KFRC [San Francisco] 1985
KRLD [Riverside CA] 1999
KPKL [Spokane WA] 2012
- owner
Now: Big Bob Anthony (Fogal) is co-owner of, and doing morning drive on, Classic Hits KPKL-FM, Spokane, WA. See (Bob's Facebook page).

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Dave Anthony
WJPA [Washington PA] 2002
Now: Dave says (9/12), I am doing evenings at Oldies WJPA AM-FM, just outside of Pittsburgh; I'm also a Manager at ACOSTA Sales and Marketing, a nationwide company that works in the grocery industry."

Ed Anthony
WLOL [Minneapolis] 1965
Now: Selling insurance in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Frank Anthony
KCBQ [San Diego CA] 1975 - Frank Phillips
KFMB/KFMB-FM [San Diego] 1978
XEPRS [San Diego - Tijuana, Mexico] 2003

Now: Frank says (12/03), "I am Production Manager at the Mighty 1090, San Diego (Sportstalk XEPRS-AM)."

Gabe Anthony
WSFW [Seneca Falls NY] 1979
WDWN [Auburn NY] 1982
WECQ [Geneva NY] 1983-1991

Now: Director of Marketing & PR for the Williamsport Crosscutters Baseball Club (a farm club of the Pittsburgh Pirates). Gabe says, "I also host a weekly show on the team, Cutters Close-Up. And I do voice-overs for local radio and TV ads and national cable ads."

James Anthony
KRLG [Lawton OK] 1982 - Rick Austin
KKJO [St. Joseph MO] 1982 - Jim Scott
KLUR [Wichita Falls TX] 1984-1984 - Bobby Hay Mitchell
KQUS [Hot Springs AR] 1987
KRMD [Shreveport LA] 1988

Now: James says (1/08), "KRMD-FM is owned by Cumulus Broadcasting and is part of a five-station cluster in Bossier City, Louisiana; I started out doing nights and am now the Assistant Program Director, Music Director, Webmaster for two of the stations in our cluster and on the air Middays from 10am-3pm; I've worked with a lot of cool people and look forward to hearing from any you -- let's catch up!"

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Jay Anthony
KARS [Belen NM] 1986-1989
Now: Jay says (6/04), "I am a family entertainer/actor who loves to entertain people of all ages."

Jon 'Rock-n-Roll' Anthony
WSGN [Birmingham AL] 1974
WOKY [Milwaukee WI] 1975
WMPS [Memphis TN] 1976
WWKX [Nashville TN] 1978
WAVA [Washington DC] 1984
WZOU [Boston] 1985
WRBQ-FM [Tampa FL] 1985
WFLZ [Tampa] 1989
WRBQ-FM [Tampa FL] 1994
- 'Rockin' Country'
WFLZ [Tampa] 1997
WLCL [Atlanta GA] 2004

Jon 'Rock-n-Roll' Anthony (Thomas Andrew Tuggle) died Dec 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. See Jon ‘Rock and Roll’ Anthony: Goodbye to a Longtime Friend (from JoJo Kincaid, Q105 (WRBQ-FM), Tampa, FL.

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K.J. Anthony
WDRQ [Detroit MI] 1997
Now: Production Director at Top-40 WDRQ-FM, Detroit, Michigan.

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Marc Anthony
WWST [Knoxville TN] 2001
Now: Marc says (4/04), "I am Marc of Marc & Kim in the Morning on Top-40 WWST-FM, Knoxville, Tennessee."

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Mark Anthony
KIHT [St. Louis MO] 2000
Now: Mark says (1/03), "I am Marketing Director and doing weekends at Classic Rock KIHT-FM, St. Louis, Missouri; and I'm doing plenty of voice-over work."

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Mike Anthony (Tony Jones)
KEWI/KMAJ [Topeka KS] 1986-1987
Now: Tony says (7/13), "Using some skills learned in broadcast automation, I transitioned into IT for the Federal Government; I accepted a buy-out at the end of 2011 after 25 years in Information Technology and Telecommunications Management responsible for operations at as many as 47 offices. I'm keeping busy working on my golf game and enjoying photography & travel."

Nick Anthony
KEAP [Fresno CA] 1962
KYNO [Fresno] 1963
WUBE [Cincinnati OH] 1966
KJR [Seattle WA] 1967
WSAI [Cincinnati] 1969
WWDJ [Hackensack NJ/NYC] 1971
WEFM [Chicago IL] 1973
- GM
KJR [Seattle] 1974
WIXY/WDOK [Cleveland OH] 1975
- VP
WGCI-FM [Chicago] 1975 - VP
KSEQ [Visalia CA] 1984 - owner
Now: Partner in Nick Anthony & Associates, Visalia, CA (public relations, marketing, market research, event marketing: 209-740-4230 fax: 209-740-4232). Nick resides in Visalia, where he farms 40 acres of blue berries.

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Rey Anthony
KOAZ [Tucson, AZ] 2003-2004
Now: Rey says (6/05), "I am doing freelance voice work from my home studio in New York City."

Rick Anthony (Cipriani)
WCAM [Camden NJ] 1963
WPEN [Philadelphia PA] 1981-1988

Now: Rick's daughter Debbie Cipriani says (09/06), "Rick Cipriani aka Rick Anthony suffered a fatal heart attack on December 2, 1988 while on the air at WPEN; as my mother said at the time, 'He died doing what he loved.' Rick was my father; he loved music and radio; he started out as a Top-40 Deejay at WCAM in Camden and was part of the group who played "All Request Radio" there in the 1960s. In the early 1980s he was hired for his dream job: hosting a weekly Big-Band show (Saturday nights) on WPEN; he loved the music and was more knowledgable on the subject than anyone we knew; he developed a huge following, and we received letters and Christmas cards from his appreciative listeners for years; he brought joy to endless numbers of people through his work; and these people provided him with joy, right back."

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Ron Antill
WSHH [Pittsburgh PA] 1996
Now: Ron says (8/03), "I'm PD and doing mornings (with partners Sara Lockard and Hank Baughman) at Adult Contemporary WISH-FM, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania."

Dave Anton
KEYX [Phoenix AZ] 1986
WCBR-FM [Chicago IL] 1989
KREV [Minneapolis MN] 1994
KCFE [Minneapolis] 1997
WCCO [Minneapolis] 1998

Now: Dave says (8/05), "I am Production Director at News/Talk WCCO, Minneapolis, Minnesota."

Charlie Apple
WPSL [Pittsburgh PA] 1966
WKPA [Pittsburgh] 1980
WLSW [Scottdale PA] 1993

Now: At Hot AC WLSW-FM, Scottdale, PA. Charlie says, "I am second only to Porky Chedwick in the greater Pittsburgh area, as an Oldies jock who has been on commercial radio since 1966-2000 with no years off air."

Bob Arbogast
WHB [Kansas City MO] 1951
WMAQ [Chicago IL] 1951
WEAW [Chicago] 1955
KSFO [San Francisco CA] 1959
KMPC [Los Angeles CA] 1962
KLAC [LA] 1967

Now: Retired. Residing in Mariposa, California.

Pete Arbogast
KLIX [Twin Falls ID] 1978
KCIN [Victorville CA] 1979
KBOS [Tulare CA] 1980
KTIP [Porterville CA] 1980
KPRO [Riverside CA] 1982
KNX [Los Angeles CA] 1984
- USC pbp
KRTH [LA] 1984 - Clippers pbp
KFI [LA] 1990-1991 - Pete Hernandez
KNNZ [LA] 1994
WBOB [Cincinnati OH] 1997
- Bengals pbp
KMPC [LA] 2001 - USC pbp
Now: Pete is (July 2001) back for his second stint as the voice of USC Trojan football on Sports KMPC, Los Angeles. Pete says, "I have been married to Linda since 1983. I met her at Pro Riverside. Three kids: Stephanie (1984), K.C. (son-1987), Veronica (1992). My dad is Bob Arbogast, also on this site. Good to see so many familiar names here."

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Earl Arbuckle
KRLA [Los Angeles CA] 1971-1977
Now: Currently VP of Engineering for Fox Television Stations, Inc., New York, NY. Earl says, (July 2002), "My favorite years were those spent at the KRLA transmitter in South El Monte. That water-cooled 50kw Continental was awesome! Loved working (via the studio talkback) with Johnny Hayes, Art Laboe, B. Mitchel Reed, Shadoe Stevens, Brother John, and all the rest. The engineering staff, Jack Reeder, T. Q. Weatherall, Marv Collins, Phil Little, Chris Hayes, et al were the best! Oak Knoll Broadcasting was a truly unique place to work! It did a great job of putting me through college."

Archer (Dusablon)
WWON [Providence RI] 1968
WNRI [Providence] 1973
KBPS [Portland OR] 1973
KOIN [Portland] 1974
KROY [Sacramento CA] 1976
KMJK [Portland] 1977
KKBQ [Houston TX] 1980
KKRZ [Portland] 1986
KXYQ [Portland] 1987
KQLZ [Los Angeles CA] 1989
WPLJ [New York NY] 1989
WZLX [Boston MA] 1991
KMTT [Tacoma WA] 1992
KJOI [Fresno CA] 1995
KSOF [Fresno] 1998
XHEPR [El Paso TX/Juarez Mex] 2000
KQMT [Denver CO] 2002
KINK [Portland] 2008

Now: Archer reports (5/09) that he is with Adult Album Alternative KINK-FM, Portand, Oregon.

Buzz Argo
WRXQ [Memphis TN] 1995
WMC-FM [Memphis] 1996
WMBZ [Memphis] 2001
Sirius Satellite Radio [Memphis] 2005

Now: Argo says (9/07), "I'm having a blast with Sirius Elvis Radio; on LIVE mornings from Graceland 8am-1pm (CST)."

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Amy Beth Arkawy
WGCH [Greenwich CT] 2000-2003
Now: Amy says (8/06), "I'm still in the metro New York area, working as a freelance writer/radio talent and creativity coach/counselor; I've had several plays produced in NYC and across the country; and I just finished my first novel, Radio Karma!"

Dave Arlington
WBUD [Trenton NJ] 1971
WGRG [Pittsfield MA] 1971
WKIS [Orlando FL] 1973
WEAM [Washington DC] 1974
WCBM [Baltimore MD] 1974
WASH [Washington DC] 1983
WLTT [Bethesda MD] 1983
WTOP [Washington DC] 1990-1991
Now: Click on over to www.voanews.com -- and listen to the Voice of America for news anchoring from Dave. He says, "WBUD was the ultimate first job. The station turned me in to the NJ police for not changing my out-of-state plates (that's okay ... they had no jurisdiction since I lived in PA). Greetings also to the fine people of WLTT who fired me after I had the highest morning ratings the station ever had ... which they haven't matched to date (3/01)."

Bernie Armstrong
WTAE [Pittsburgh] 1964
KHON-TV [Honolulu] 1974
KHNR [Honolulu] 1992
KSSK [Honolulu] 1993
KQMQ [Honolulu] 1995
KHNL-TV [Honolulu] 1999-2003

Bernie Armstrong died Dec 21, 2007, in Pleasanton, California after a long battle with cancer; Click for more.

Don Armstrong
KLYX [Houston TX] 1971
KPRC [Houston] 1975-1993

Now: Don says (12/02), "I am news anchor (since 1993) at KPRC-TV, Channel 2, Houston, Texas."

Jack Armstrong
WCOG [Greensboro NC] 1964 - John Larsh
WAYS [Charlotte NC] 1965 - John Larsh
WIXY [Cleveland OH] 1966
WKYC [Cleveland OH] 1967
- Big Jack
WMEX [Boston] 1968
CHUM [Toronto Ontario] 1968
WPOP [Hartford CT] 1969
KTLK [Denver] 1969
WKBW [Buffalo] 1970
WKTQ [Pittsburgh] 1973
KDKA [Pittsburgh] 1975
WHYI [Miami] 1975
WIFE [Indianapolis IN] 1976
KFI [LA] 1980
KFRC [San Francisco] 1982
KKHR [LA] 1984
KBOS [Tulare CA] 1988
WMQX [Winston-Salem NC] 1997
WWKB [Buffalo] 2002-2006

Jack Armstrong (John C. Larsh) died March 22, 2008 (62) after a fall down the stairs in his townhome in Greensboro, NC. See http://www.rollye.net/.

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Mark Armstrong
KFYR [Bismarck ND] 1990-2002
Now: Mark says (12/09), "I am working as Communications Liaison for North Dakota's Workforce Safety & Insurance (workers' comp); I'm also an elected Burleigh County Commissioner and have lived in Bismarck, North Dakota for 20 years; I'm dad to 10 kids (although my wife of 28 years does most of the work!); I keep my hand in radio by doing substitute hosting on the Relevant Radio network of stations."

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John Arndt
WPEN [Philadelphia PA] 2000
Now: John says, "I started with Greater Philadelphia Radio Group in July 2000. Was promoted to Assistant Chief Engineer in January 2002. Certified as Professional Broadcast Engineer (CPBE) in June 2001."

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Matthew Arnett
WZXL [Atlantic City NJ] 2000-2003
Now: Matthew says (3/04), "I'm on the golf course looking for the real killer and another morning radio job; R&R 2001 Industry Achievement Award for Rock Personality/Show of the Year nomination."

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Dave Arnold
WDRV [Charlotte NC] 1989-1996
Now: Dave says, "I have been in newspaper advertising since 1996 at The County News, Statesville, North Carolina.

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Ed Arnold
WIOD [Miami FL] 2002
Now: I left radio full-time in 1996, and journeyed into the business world; I still do radio part time whenever I can, and voice-overs from my home studio."

Jay Arnold
KWG [Stockton CA] 1980
KWIN [Stockton] 1981
KUIC [Vacaville CA] 1984
KVYN [Napa CA] 1987
KHYL [Sacramento CA] 1997-2001
KVYN [Napa] 2003-2007

Now: Jay says (3/14), "In Sep 2013, I began a syndicated, two-minute feature titled The Arnold Almanac, which highlights the more interesting events and birthdays in music history for each day; I am also an occasional guest-host with Dennis Terry's Friday Flashbacks on KSJS, San Jose, playing great 1950s-1970s music, including tunes you probably hadn't heard in a long while."

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Jim Arnold
KKZX [Spokane WA] 1991
Now: Jim says (03/14), "After 35 years of wake up duty at a whole bunch of stations, I'm now doing afternoons in Spokane, which is my hometown; it's a place I know all about, and appreciate living here and having the opportunity to ply my trade with Classic Rock KKZX."

Lee Arnold
WTAI [Melbourne FL] 1968
WKPE [Cocoa Beach] 1970
WKKO [Cocoa FL] 1971
WORJ [Orlando FL] 1972
WGVL [Gainesville] 1976
98 Rock [Tampa FL] 1977
WAAF [Worcester MA] 1978
RCA Records [NY/Atlanta] 1979
- U.S. album director
WQFM [Milwaukee] 1982
WLLZ [Detroit] 1985
Lee Arnold Marketing [Milwaukee WI] 1987
- owner
Now: Lee says (5/07), "I am running Lee Arnold Marketing (independent record promotion firm) and Lee Arnold Promotions (producer of ad specialties and promotional products for radio and record companies), Milwaukee, Wisconsin." See leearnold.com and leearnoldsblog.blogspot.com.

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Don Arnsan
WGQR [Elizabethtown NC] 1997
Now: PM drive at Oldies WGQR-FM, Elizabethtown NC. Don says (8/04), "I am enjoying a wonderful life, playing Oldies and Carolina Beach music here in Southeastern North Carolina. It's great to be playing the same music I was playing when I started in this business. I also own my own telecommunications company. I consult business owners on telecommunications needs."

Daniel Arreger aka Danny Dare aka Dan Fox
KDUO [San Bernardino CA] 1965
KDES [Palm Springs CA] 1966
KFXM [San Bernardino] 1966
KWIZ [Los Angeles CA] 1967
KASH [Eugene OR] 1968-1968
KMEN [San Bernardino] 1973
KORL [Honolulu HI] 1973
KGMQ [Honolulu] 1973
KIOE [Honolulu] 1975-1976

Now: Dan says (1/09), "I'm living in Hawaii, retired." See Danny Dare Biography (from tigerradio-kfxm590.com) and KFXM's Danny Dare (1967) (from classicdjradioscrapbook.blogspot.com).

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Richard Arsenault
WMVB [Vineland NJ] 1974-2009 - GM, owner (1994-2000)
Now: Rich says (3/12), "I'm a consultant to the broadcast radio industry (station acquisitions, facility upgrade studies, FCC apps, etc)..."

Bob Arthur
KABC [LA] 1968
Bob Arthur retired in 1990. He died March 25, 1997. Click for more on Bob.

Ray Arthur
WNNT [Warsaw VA] 1971
WMGM-FM [Atlantic City NJ] 1972
KLSS [Mason City IA] 1973
WCSM [Celina OH] 1974
WBTH [Williamson WV] 1978
KRRP [Coushatta LA] 1981
- GM
WKOL [Amsterdam NY] 1983 - VP/GM
WBSM [New Bedford MA] 1986 - VP/GM
WELV [Ellenville NY] 1988-1991 - GM
KZIQ [Ridgecrest CA] 1988-1991 - VP/GM
KRAJ [Ridgecrest] 1992-2003
KLOA [Ridgecrest] 2003-2007

Now: Ray says (8/08), "After retiring from 21 years in radio in 1992 (DJ to VP/GM of 11 stations in 8 markets), I created and became executive director of the Ridgecrest Area CVB and film commissioner of the Ridgecrest Regional Film Commission; in 2007, I ended my 15-year-old weekend oldies show in Ridgecrest and moved to Fresno, CA to create another new film commission here."

Jim Asendio
KDKA [Pittsburgh PA] 1976
WIND [Chicago IL] 1978
WINS [New York NY] 1980
CBS Radio News [New York] 1986
WCBS [New York] 1986
KFBK [Sacramento CA] 2001
KFWB [Los Angeles CA] 2002
WLIU [Southampton NY] 2002
WAMU [Washington DC] 2006-2012

Now: Jim says (8/12), "I resigned from WAMU in February 2012..."

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Leo Ashcraft aka Leo James
WGUL [Tampa FL] 1986-1987
Now: Leo says (9/12), "I'm running Nexus Broadcast LLC, Mt. Vernon, Texas; we handle FCC licensing for new and existing stations."

Chris Astle aka Chuck Adams
WUVA [Charlottsville VA] 1958
AFRTS [Tripoli Libya] 1961
WGH [Norfolk VA] 1964
WKEZ [Yorktown VA] 1983
WNIS [Norfolk] 1984
WQSF [Williamsburg VA] 1985
WHRV [Norfolk] 1990
Now: Mornings at NPR's WHRV, Norfolk, Virginia. Chris (Chuck Adams) runs NPR's "Morning Edition" and coordinates a project that presents tours and seminars for high school students interested in journalism and broadcasting careers.

Phillip 'Buzz' Aston
WWSW [Pittsburgh PA] 1929
KDKA [Pittsburgh] 1933
- Buzz and Bill
WDTV/KDKA-TV [Pittsburgh] 1950-1957 - Buzz and Bill
Buzz Aston was the 'Buzz' in the 'Buzz and Bill' Pittsburgh radio/TV team. He died Dec 5, 2001 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click for more on Buzz.

Ted Atkins aka Capt. Showbiz
KLAK [Denver CO] 1957
KCKN [Kansas City KS] 1958
KUDL [Kansas City] 1959
WHB [Kansas City MO] 1960
KIMN [Denver] 1961
KDAB [Denver] 1962
KBTR [Denver] 1964
KIMN [Denver] 1965
WOL [Washington DC] 1967
CKLW [Detroit MI] 1968
KFRC [San Francisco CA] 1969
KHJ [Los Angeles CA] 1970
KIIS [LA] 1973
WTAE [Pittsburgh PA] 1973
- GM
KROY [Sacramento CA] 1985 - co-owner
WWSW/WWSW-FM [Pittsburgh] 1989 - GM
WMXP [Pittsburgh] 1992 - brokered the O'Brien & Garry show
Ted Atkins died Jul 19, 2012 (pancreatic cancer, age 72) at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsurgh, PA. See Ted Atkins was the architect of 1250/WTAE (Jeff Roteman's Radioville) and Ted Atkins / 'Captain Showbiz' leaves rich radio legacy (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette).

Steve Atkins
KHOF [Los Angeles CA] 1965
KCAL [Riverside CA] 1967
KTHO [South Lake Tahoe CA] 1968
- Atkins in the AM
KSRO [Santa Rosa CA] 1969-1981 - Atkins in the AM
KCLB/KLVR [Santa Rosa] 1981-1983
KZST [Santa Rosa] 1981-1983, 1985-1986
KYMS [Los Angeles] 1986-1989
KEZY/KORG [Los Angeles] 1992-1993
KMXN [Ontario CA] 2002-2003

Now: Steve says (11/16), "I have been living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest since 2005, while packaging syndicated programming from my studio in West Linn, OR. And, what would semi-retirement be without voice work and programming your own flavor of radio on line. So I do those too. Along the way, there were plenty of side jobs like recording engineer, Mass Comm instructor, video production, and Sr. VP at Dab-Row Broadcast Advertising (Los Angeles - 1988-2001); through it all, I've learned to appreciate the vital talent and passion demonstrated in every broadcast team member."

Jim Atkinson
WILS [Lansing MI] 1973
WVIC [Lansing] 1974
WILS-FM [Lansing] 1977
KADI [St. Louis MO] 1977
KWK [St. Louis] 1979-1984
WKBQ [St. Louis] 1986-1992
3WK [St. Louis] 1997
- owner
Now: Owner/Program Director Web station 3wk.com. Jim says, "The station has been on the net since December 97. Format: alternative. Listens: 400,000+ per month. Unique listeners: 150,000+ per month."

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Gary Aube aka Magic Christian
CKQB [Ottawa, Ontario] 1992-1997 - GM
Now: Gary says (10/03), " I am Director of Programming at Iceberg Media, Toronto, Ontario, Canada."

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Mark Aulabaugh Mark McNeill
KSEY/KSEY-FM [Wichita Falls TX] 2002 - owner
Now: Mark owns Tejano KSEY and Country KSEY-FM, Seymour (Wichita Falls), Texas."

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Chip Austin
WAAL [Binghamton NY] 1981-1985
Now: Chip says, "I am self-employed; design and write custom accounting software, including broadcast T&B software, in Binghamton, New York."

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J.T. Austin
WKZL [Winston-Salem NC] 1992-2003 - creative services dir
Now: J.T. says (3/04), "Unemployed since 12/2003, I'm feverishly looking for work while trying to enjoy my time "On the Beach." Have set up shop/studio here at home and am using it to produce and send out new demos as often as possible."

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Ronn Avalon
KGA [Spokane WA] 1992-2002
Now: Ronn says (9/07), "I am a quality assurance specialist working with Virgin Mobile USA. I am a long-time radio vet who believes in the power of speech and free music and I run kfir.iscool.net (Internet radio Web site)."

John Avey aka John McKay
KKEG [Fayetteville AR] 1976
KERN [Bakersfield CA] 1977
KFXM [San Bernardino CA] 1978
KBZT [San Diego CA] 1979
KMJC [San Diego] 1979
KFMB [San Diego] 1979
KFMB-FM [San Diego CA] 1980-1983

Now: John says (6/07), "I am an AVID editor at NBC News doing stories for NBC Nightly News and the Today show; it is just like being in radio except for the delay..."

Loren Ayresman
KHAI [Honolulu HI] 1963
KORL [Honolulu] 1964
KPOI [Honolulu] 1966
KIVM [Lihue, Kauai HI] 1973
KGMB [Honolulu] 1973
KAHU [Honolulu] 1974-1974
KMAI [Honolulu] 1982-1982
KHLO [Hilo HI] 1984-1988
KAHU [Hilo] 1990-1990
KFMN [Lihue, Kauai HI] 1992-1992

Now: Loren is a bus driver for Jacks Tours, Hilo (Big Island), Hawaii. He says, "I'm doing the least that I can in paradise. Too many memories to list. Plus, I don't think the statute of limitations has passed for some of those people..."

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