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Aaron Levine [Q13 News]
Aaron Taylor [KMPS] he works at MusicMaster/A-Ware Software in Mukilteo, WA
Adrian Ramirez is a street reporter for Q13
Al Monroe [KRKO]
Al Munroe [KITZ]
Al Wynn – Manager at KXA, left town and bought part ownership of KODL, The Dalles, OR.
Alan Budwill on the air at KPLZ
Alan Mason/Mike Rivers
Albert Tucker [KZAM]
Alex Ray [KGAA-Kirkland]
Alex Crewdson – formerly with KPEC and KOMO, died March 2011.
Alex Darby – weekender at KNBQ circa 1986
Alex Silverman – KIRO Radio reporter now at WCBS New York.
Allen Stewart [KJR weekends]
Ana Kelly – KBSG, KPLZ, KOMO, KVI and now KCMS Spirit 105.3
Andrew Harms – KNDD DJ, now involved with Andy Schuon and P. Diddy Coms’ TV channel, REVOLT TV.
Andrew Walsh KIRO Radio producer-turned-Talk Show host; 7-10 pm started 12/3/12
Andy Guyer – lives in Bothell, no radio gig last we heard
Andy Nilsen –
Andy Savage – formerly at K-Rock in Seattle
Angela King – [Q13 News]
Anna Winter KLAY, KGY, KXXO 96.1
Anne Barnaby [KSEA] Anne Barnaby left Seattle eventually ending up at KPKX FM, Bozeman.
Art Kevin – passed away Aug. 15, 2002 (lung cancer) at his home in the Las Vegas Valley.
Athen James [KWYZ]
Bailey Coleman [KRIZ]
Barry Beck – Recently fired from “98.9 The Buzz” WBZA
Bart Cronin [KIRO 710 in the 1960s]
Beau Roberts – radio imaging, based in Seattle
Big Bob Anthony – Bob Fogal
Bill Adams KQDE
Bill Apple: KPQ Wenatchee, joined KVOS Bellingham in 1940. In 1948, Bill Apple started his “Stay Up Stan, The All-Night Record Man” program on KXA. Apple moved to KRSC in 1949 and stayed with the station through a call letter change to KAYO. Only when KAYO flipped to more of a rock & roll format in 1958 did Bill Apple hang up his headphones.
Bill Benson KSTW 11 News
Bill Bray -KTW Deejay when KTW played Top 40, back in the mid-1960s – deceased – auto accident.
Bill Conway [KBRD] – recently let go as PD at KOIT FM San Francisco, who programmed leading music radio stations for more than 35 years is the former program director of AC-formatted KOIT, San Francisco where he was highly successful as a strong ratings-getter from 1997-2011. He has programmed seven #1 stations in six different markets and today serves as a consultant to select friends and companies in the industry. He can be emailed at [email protected]
Bill Cooper – in Beaverton, OR [KBPS] still doing voice-over work
Bill Doane – DJ and newsman — KASY (Auburn) and KVI (weekends)
Bill Dore KOMOTV announcer – deceased
Bill Fink KRPM PD – Went on to KZLA/Los Angeles 1996-99. Bill is operations manager for the six-station Regent Communications in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Bill Ford – Ex-KOL program Director and radio newsman co-owner of Ford Odell Group – Public Relations
Bill Goff – News Director at KVI and later at Kountry KAYO.
Bill Graham – KMO Tacoma, production director, air personality
Bill Luckhurst- chief engineer, KTAC, 1967.
Bill McDonald KRKO, KOMO
Bill Minckler was working at KSJO San Jose in 1974, but looking for greener grass. He was offered a job at KOL Seattle but his boss at KSJO discouraged him from making the move. So, he took a job at KSJO sister station KZOK Seattle. After a month at KZOK, he took a better offer in Denver. Bill Minckler died February, 7, 2015.
Bill Munson – deceased See: B.R. Bradbury
Bill Norton KIXI FM [PD]
Bill Reid – formerly at KNDD, now a videographer based in Seattle
Bill Schonely (sportscaster) – retired, living in Portland
Bill Stainton writer, comedian with KING 5’s Almost LIVE!, now a motivational speaker, author
Bill Thomas, KSEA announcer. Now retired, living in Surprise, AZ. (JA2012)
Bill Wade – owned a few broadcast schools bearing his name, longtime KHJ DJ
Bill West – on the air in Utah
Bill Wixey [Q13 News]
BJ Donovan [KPLZ]
BJ Shea on the air @ KISW
Bo Wiley – KAYO
Bob Adkins – Air personality (Adkins and Johnston) KING radio; sales at KOMO radio and later became KOMO AM General Manager
Bob Allen [KLSY]
Bob Anthony Fogal –
Bob Boardway – Robert “Bob” Boardway was a producer/director/assistant manager under Max Bice at KTNT in Tacoma for several years up until Boardway’s death in 1970.
Bob Bracken – KJR all-night DJ 1962; In 1963 he was at KBAT San Antonio.
Bob Campbell KSCR
Bob Carmichael was morning disk jockey at KJR, 950, in 1958, but soon jumped to KUDY, 910 Renton. He previously worked at KREM, Spokane. During Carmichael’s stint at the “cutie” station, owner Wally Nelskog was working his magic, changing KQKD to KUDY to KIXI, in 1959. Carmichael was program director for KIXI-AM in 1963;
Bob Case – last at Clear Channel
Bob Cochran [KBRD]
Bob Dearborn – retired from radio [left KIXI in 1999] now living in Ontario [Canada]
Bob Engler KOMO TV announcer
Bob Fredericks KAYO
Bob Fuller – KOL newsman late 1960s
Bob Hards He worked at KXLE-Ellensburg /Now baseball announcer for the Midland, Texas Rockhounds on KFZX 102.1
Bob Hawkins Program director, KVI.
Bob Hooper from St. Louis/Houston to KOL in November 1974. Left for Minneapolis in March 1975 for more money.
Bob Hudson – see Emperor Bob Hudson
Bob Joy – J Paul Damon/Steve Elliott/Bob Joy
Bob MacDonald – [KTIX in 1960, KIRO weekends in 1969, KXA in 1970]
Bob McCoy – @ KONA/Pasco-Kennewick
Bob Piatt – KIRO radio in the 1960s; KTNT radio late 70s/early 80s
Bob Reece [KSND, KJR, KBSG], Cherry FM
Bob Rondeau works for the University of Washington as a sportscaster
Bob Shannon – now a radio historian, read AMERICAN RADIO TALES where Bob Shannon talks about Northwest and nationally known radio folk. Great book!
Bob Throndsen retired after 34 years at KOMO (May 2012). He was a reporter, anchor and managing editor during his time in the newsroom. Most recently he had served as news director of KOMO radio.
Bob Waldron [KOL]
Bob Watson – KOL
Bob Wright – Weekends at KAYO and KJR
Bobby Irwin – former program director KLSY Radio – now at 92.9 The Peak/Denver
Bobby McAllister – ???
Bobby Rich – KMGI/KIXI Seattle, where he served as VicePresident/General Manager and morning show anchor. Now at KMXZ in beautiful Tucson. Bobby Rich fired from Tucson’ MIX Feb 2017
Brad Dolbeer – staying true to the music, Brad was at KINK/Portland. January 2016/ “KXT” KKXT/91.7 FM Dallas/Fort Worth, TX has hired Brad Dolbeer as assistant program director. Dolbeer was most recently at KINK/101.9 FM in Portland, OR, where he was program director and, before that, music director, according to The Ft. Worth Star Telegram. He had also worked for KLTH/106.7 FM in Portland.
Brad Eaton In Nov 2011 he celebrated 20 years playing the classical music on KING FM. Former talk host at KAYO (1980).
Brad Frederickson [KGY-FM]
Brad Lee [KITZ]
Brandi Walker [a.k.a. Sunshine Smith from KRPM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup] KKFX
Bre Ruiz – KHTP 103.7 morning host
Brent Alberts – Former KISW evening jock, Cumulus managemet and current proprietor of a hair restoration shoppe.
Brent Larson – retired, living in Las Vegas
Brent Stier – formerly at KTAC FM [Progressive Rock, where Robert O. published the weekly Goldenrod. That was the color of the Top Hits chart.] Brent was Boogieman Brent Stier at 97.3 KNBQ. Brent also worked at KBRC and KMPS.
Bruce Stier – worked as senir sales representative at Salem Broadcasting.
Brew Michaels – is in Kalispell, Montana @ KBBZ
Brian Beck – formerly at KNDD was last heard from as senior director of artist development at Black Seal Records
Brien Blakely [Q13 News]
Brian Calkins – KVI, Country KAYO, KDFL ownership for a period of time; moved to Arizona, KBAS Bullhead City, KRCY, KHITS, KZUL, KBBC. Calkins died of cancer in 1999.
Brian Gregory – “Almost retired… PT KUOW, Formerly at KOMO, KIRO, KJR-FM, KZOK, KVI, KLSY, KCIX, KFXD, KEZE, KJRB, KBOI, KPUG”
Brian Lord – retired …
Brian Suits KIRO talk show host migrated to KFI Los Angeles, remotely from his home broadcast studio in Seattle.
Brian Zerr — a UFOlogist?
Bron Smith was a cartoon weather man and played the part of Captain SeaTac on the original commercial version of KCPQ13 when that station was owned by Kelly Broadcasting.
Brook Stanford – KOMO TV news reporter, retired in 1991.
Bruce Bond – major mover & shaker in the Lakewood radio operation of 1180 KLAY [Program Director]
Bruce Buls He is now the Technical Editor for WorkBoat.com.
Bruce Butterfield – Prudential Northwest Realty
Bruce Cannon – deceased
Bruce Murdock – @ Soft Rock K103/Portland
Bryan Johnson, a Vashon Island boy with British background, started as newsman at KAPA, Raymond, a half century ago. A couple of months later he was at KITI, Chehalis. A couple more months and he was at KOMO-AM, and later appeared on camera at KOMO-TV as well.
Bryan Lowe [KING FM]
Bryce Phillipy air name Bill Phillipy [440 Satisfaction] KPLZ Star 101.5
Buck Wade – KMPS
Bud Harrington [KBLE]
Buzz Lawrence – deceased
C. R. Douglas [Q13 News]
Candace Siegel – formerly with KPTK –
Candi Chamberlain – KJR … left full-time radio in 2007 to work in financial services
Carl Gardner – Vice President, Market Manager at Bonneville Seattle Radio Group
Carl Sawyer – deceased
Carla Steele – [KISW]
Carol Handley – now operates a music entertainment/information website CarolHandleyPresents.com
Cedric James – [KWJZ] Died March 2015
Chad Douglas – voice-over talent
Charles Herring – KJR, KING TV (anchor and news director), KAPY (Port Angeles), owner and manager. (Deceased January 2006)
Charles Johnson KSTW 11 News
Charlye Parker – From the KKXA website: KXA is a return fond home for Charlye, being that she was in Everett at KWYZ Country radio in 1975. In 2012, Charlye retired from radio after 21 years at KHAY and returned to the North Sound because it has always been her home. She heard Classic Country KXA shortly after moving back and fell in love with country music all over again! Luckily for KXA, our fans and music was enough to get Charlye to come out of retirement to share her weekends with you.
Charlie Burd – [KTNT TV News/Ranger Charlie kids show, KBRD, KEZX radio] deceased
Chet Buchanan – Formerly KUBE Currently mornings at KLUC Las Vegas
Charlie Busch – Alta Sierra Broadcasting/Owner-Operator – Kern Valley, California
Charlie Lake KMCS
Charlotte Raynor, former KING 5 News reporter, married to Aaron Brown. Lives in Arizona.
Chet Rodgers [real name Ron Favor]
Chris Cashman is the son of Pat Cashman. Chris worked at KSTW 11 doing some very creative on-air comedy productions – Chris and father Pat hosted the syndicated Up Late comedy series on KING 5
Chris Collins – In Sacramento
Chris Hill/Dale Unruh – passed away 12-10-2010
Chris Jeffries/Wade Fisher – radio/tv instructor at Centralia College see: Wade Fisher
Chris Taylor – KISW, moved to Oregon
Chris Travis – Kindle Vendor Manager at Amazon.com, Owner at Burning Building Recordings
Chris Wadsworth [KZAM]
Chuck Bras was on KJR in the fifties. Bras was a music teacher at John Marshall Junior High in the early ’60’s
Chuck Ellsworth – KOL, KJR, KMO, KTAC (deceased)
Chuck Knopf -last reported in 2008 he was doing fill-in work at KPAM AM, Portland
Cindi Bemel Works for KPCC Southern California Public Radio
Clarence Jones [KZAM]
Clark Race died July 27, 1999 of throat cancer
Claude Brimm DJ KOL
Clay Freinwald – Chief Engineer at several Tacoma-Seattle stations. Did some on-air work at KTW in the mid-1960s.
Cliff Clinton [KBRD]
Cliff Murphy [Air Traffic reporter KVI Skywatch] died November 2014.
Coby McCloud [Joe Michaels] –
Connie Cole [King is real last name] – worked at KOMO radio… now mostly voice-over work. Classic Marketing Guild | Voice, Radio & TV Narration
Connie McDougall [KOMO] works at Seattle City Light as their senior public relations specialist.
Corine McKenzie on the air @ KPLZ
Corry Reynolds – Friendly, warm, accessible, upbeat, fun+characters – Corry Reynolds at Voice123 – Broadcast Media Professional – Published Author -KIRO Radio / Bonneville
Craig Edwards left his position as PD with KRLA/KTIE in August 2008 during a budget cut by Salem Broadcasting
Curt Kruse on the air @ KPLZ