Those below who have submitted information about themselves, "then and now," are shown in blue (hyperlink). To discover what they've been doing, just click on their name and you will be taken to our Updates page. Joe Acker Bob Adams
Rick Adams RickAdams@300m.co Jennings & Thompson, Bozell & Jacobs Ad Guy in 70's-80's Rory Aikens Martha Akers
John Alba Ed Alexander Howard Alexander Dick Alexander Chuck Allen
Phil Allen Chuck Alton Grace Alvarez Chruck Alvey, Brian Amada Tom Ambrose Phoenix Suns PR guy. Todd Anderson
Don Andrews Married Bambi Newland. Jos Anshell Armi Armijo Roseanne Armijo
Jim Arnold Former Tucson DJ, Current KGUN-TV Tucson GM, in AZ Broadcasting Hall of Fame Mike Arra Chuck Artigue Frank Asbury Wally Athey Mike Atkinson Gary Avey
Helen Backer Eileen Bailey Noelle Baker Howard Baldwin
Steve Banks Radio/TV sales executive extrordanaire.
Carol Bartholomeaux One of the best PR people anywhere See Updates Billie Baty
John K. Baty
Marsha Baumayr Mike Baumayr Carol Beach
Jack Beauchamp Dana Beaudin Debbie Bell Bob Bell Susan Bennett Les Benton Sue Berg Aaron Berkowitz Brad Berry Wally Bilger Ann Billings Stan Bindell Linda Bishop Wink Blair Jack Block Sherwin Block Top advertising specialties guy. Annie Bogan Michael Bolchalk Jana Bommersbach Writer, TV personality, local political gadfly.
Chuck Boozer Former local jock, now in North Carolina. See Updates Roy Borden
Lorraine Bourgeois James Boyd Rudy Bracamonte Dick Brader Ed Bradford Great broadcast salesman turned preacher. Now in Assembly of God state office. Geoffrey Brandt Greg Brannan Art Brooks Betty Brown Bing Brown
John K. Browning, jr. email@example.com In sales at KNIX,KMEO, & KLFF/KNOC. Now retired.
Ralph Bruneau Charlotte Buchen Suzy Buck Robert Bulla Jackie Burke John Burr Gary Burson Ray Buse Best printer since Gutenberg Pat Bush Judi Butterworth Lavonne Buttram Robert M. Byars
Janet Callaghan Frank Callahan
Glenn Capeloto Pam Cardy Rosa E. Carrillo Pauline Carroll
Lee Castor Gary Cattel Greg Cebulski Adrienne Chambers Mark Chance Former KPHO director, now runs Suns production. Jim Chapman Pete Chasar Tom Chauncey II Bobby Chilleen Art Christiansen Joseph Demetrius Christopher
Tom Churchill Owned our first FM giant, KRFM.
Jeanne Clark Lloyd Clark Jack Clifford Top TV and Cable Executive; started the Food Channel Platt Cline Bruce Cole Cole
Marianne Cole Tanya Collins Bruce Colson Paul Combs Bonnie Conkle Mike Conlee Ron Conner How long has he been at Ch. 12? 35 years? Now, that's loyalty. Same sweater.
Greg Cooke Former Channel 12 news producer, then 60 Minutes segment producer.
Julie Cooke Pat McNeela Cooke Christopher Cookson
Bob Coombs Sold for KRUX, lately broadcast equipment specialist
Ronald Cooper Suzi Q. Cooper
Ed Cooperstein Film fellow.
Sandy Cooperstein Helen Cornell
Robin Cote' firstname.lastname@example.org Senior Producer/Reporter at Metro Networks/Westwood One Phoenix Ann Courtney Richard Covey
Ray Cox Longtime marketing executive and broadcaster. Great play-by-play man. Ron Croft Was a KUPD sales executive for over 30 years. Dave Crone Susan Cruz Martha Crystall
Gary Cuthbertson Had local outdoor company, sold out, and went sailing. Now in Montana. Kent Dana Channel 12 anchor for many years. Started in media at KTAR radio sales. Larry Daniels KNIX program director...made millions for the Owens family. Ira Dankberg Rita Davenport Motivational speaker, promoter, marketing exec. '70's-80's Ch. 5 TV show. Robert Davies Channel 10 programming executive for many years. Terrific play-by-play guy.
Happy Davis Glen Davis Bill Davis Betty Deaver
Don Dedera One of Arizona's finest journalists. At R&G many years.
Mike Del Rosso Rodger DeMinor Cydney DeModica Tom Deur Vicky Deur Louise DeWald Mary Diamond Jerry Ditzen Carol Divich Michael Dixon Talk show host. Great Ch. 8 fundraiser. Bart Dobson
Dana Dobson-Tiedeman, Sr.
Roger Downey :Longtime Ch. 5 anchor.
Hugh Downs What was the name again? Donna Draper Donn Dregan
Cathy Dresbach Wallace and Ladmo favorite; best local actor.
Cathy Droz Donn Dugan R. Kirk Dunbar Tom Duran Mike Durand Bob Dyer Tom Dynjan Mark Early Robert Early Tex Earnhardt What an on the air salesman...they don't make 'em this way any more! Gary Edens email@example.com Was GM at KOY; now owns a slew of stations and several small countries. Click here and listen to Gary on WKIX, Raleigh, in 1964.
Karl Eller Didn't he used to have something to do with channel 12? Or billboards?
Joel English Joyce Englund Grace Etchen Linda Evans
Tony Evans Famous KRIZ deejay from the 60's.
Mike Farrell KOY announcer, now in Payson.
FAWN (On air name, current last name Caldwell) Pioneer female jock-radio & clubs. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jerry Foster The first helicopter reporter, and the best.
Muriel A. Freeman
Robert French Sales exec with KRFM, Lindstrom & Jett
Kathleen Fulwiler email@example.com Then: KOOL-Radio/TV Now: Seattle travel agent.
Linda Gallagher Sales executive at ch. 5
Manny Garcia Man with a camera. Ch. 10 for years.
Dan Gates Legendary Tucson disc jockey
Tom Gerczynski Photography wizard.
Sandy Gibbons Nice guy, actor.
Ginger Hutton Gilmartin Journalist longtime A&G gal. Married to Joe "Suns in six" Gilmartin.
Norman S. Ginsburg
Steve Glueck Broadcast exectuve
Jack M. Goodman
W. Blair Grafe
Gil Grant Was director at ch. 12 in the 70's, now big-time network producer-writer. "24" on Fox.
Wally Grant First radio sales, ad exec, now retired in Tucson.
Lenore Grobstein Sales executive at ch. 10.
Dave Hall Former DJ at KRIZ, KOY
Dan Harkins Good guy to know if you want some free movie passes.
Norma Jean Hein
Wendy J. Helle
L. Duane Henry
Mary Helen Hildebrandt
Al Hillstrom Chief engineer Ch. 10
Bob Hirsch Our state's legendary outdoor reporter.
Tony Hirsch Sales exec at KRUX, went on to GM at WINS, New York. President of Musak.
Dewey Hopper Legendary weatherman, now back in town. See Updates.
Larry T. Hunt
Barbara Jackson Media director for Ken Patton.
Gary Jacques Engineer-KXIV,KSUN,KLFF,KMZK,KOPA-AM/FM,KOOL AM/FM,KEYX,KMJK,KBZR. Now Chief Engineer at KSLX-FM, KAZG-AM.
Thom Jaster Formerly AE with Ken Patton, now runs own shop.
Edythe Jensen Reporter for Republic and Gazette 1969-2012
Diane Kalas Host of first morning show, Today in AZ on Channel 12. Now in Flagstaff.
Frank Kalil Brought top 40 radio to Tucson, legendary KTKT disc jockey, now station broker.
Carole Kann Helped start this group. Ad exec. and printer
Sharon Kelley Formerly director at KPHO-TV. In AZ Broadcaster's Hall of Fame Cindy Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org Senior Automotive Account Executive, East Valley Tribune.
Jack Kelly Great Phoenix Voice in the 60's
Mary White Keltner
Jay Kemp Studio cameraman at Ch. 12.
Karl Kennedy-Now living in Thailand.
Gayle K. Kiviat
Ronald J. Kloss
Jerry Kosowsky TV/Film producer
Ed Lane Advertising agency owner.
Marty Laurel Account executive; Owens & Assoc.
Ruth Ann Le Febvre
Bill Leverton Legendary "On The Road" series around AZ for ch. 10.
Delbert R. Lewis
William Linsman Film guy.
Preston K. Long
Sam Lowe Journalist, former columnist Phoenix Gazette.
Lynn Lucchetti Rhea Bennett's media director in the 70's.
Nancy Marcum Nationally acclaimed inventor of "infomercial" format. Nancy Marcum & Assoc.
Bob Markow Founder of Markow Photography, ColorMark Labs.
W. Steven Martin Mornings aren't the same at KNIX since he left.
Sandra P. Martindale
Mildred F. May
Robert T. McCall Internationally famous artist of space science.
Nancy McCann Traffic Mgr/Sales exec. Ch. 12 60's/70's
Al McCoy Voice of the Suns over 30 years, former KRUX "Good Guy."
Pat McMahon Most famous local talk show guy, now at KAZ-TV. And, of course, Gerald.
Lloyd Melton Radio sales exec, now restauranteur.
Mary Lou Meyers
Bill Miller Broadcast executive, former GM Channel 3.
Paul Miller Traffic Guru UPDATE
Mike Mitchell Longtime DJ KRUX/KOMA, sales KUPD, built FM giant in Wickenburg. Now Alzheimer's.
Artie Moreno Owned billboard company. Now owns Anaheim Angels.
Mary Morrison THE broadcast media queen.
Suzy Tilden-Mortimer LA/Phoenix media director.
Randee Mossburg email@example.com Was PD at KTVK, KASW, now Co-own COYOTE TV, Inc., Program syndication and distribution worldwide.
Phil Motta Ad agency owner, but also great disc jockey, and rock group singer.
Troy Neil Motivational speaker/Broadcast sales exec.
Bob Nordmeyer Disc jockey/Tucson TV weather man.
Rick Nordmeyer firstname.lastname@example.org Back from Chicago, now Creative Director at Parker Madison.
Ray Odom Famous for great radio stations and great horses. Brought Elvis to AZ in 1956.
Ray Odom, Jr.
Mary O'Hanlon TV Traffic maven, now hot PR house for movie biz.
Mike Osborn Phoenix ad exec; lately VP at Sun Lakes.
Susan Osborn Former media buyer, married to Mike.
Mike Owens KNIX honcho.
Ken Patton Ad agency owner, Ken Patton Assoc. Had Pepsi account.
Rosalie Pauly Don's wife. now Sales Mgr. at Fox TV in Albuquerque.
Grace Perry Longtime media buyer now retired in Prescott.
Emma Lou Philabaum
Ed Phillips Now here's a guy more famous than the weather he forecasts.
Charles W. Pine
Barbeth Shea Pinkney
Larry Popkin R&G sales exec, then SRP, now retired.
Pat Poulson Long time R &Ger.
Dave Pratt KUPD legend, now at KMLE.
Glen Proffitt gproffitt@wkrn Then: "Radio hack and sales mgr., Phoenix." Now: "TV hack in Nashville."
Roland Ptak Owned ad agency.
Morrie Puzzi Kingpin of ch. 10 sales.
Joanne Ralston Top PR gal and even better lobbyist.
Ruthann Young Reed
Lou Reynolds Ran the sales dept. at the R&G for eons.
Phil Richardson GM at KTKT in :Tucson in the 60's.
Hank Richter Ad guy, fine artist.
Lew Riggs email@example.com 50's Phx dj, music producer, now host of Healthwise , KNXT-790, Tucson
John Merrill Roberts
Lee Schnebly Larry's wife.
Alan "Spud" Shaffer Artist, creative guy, account exec., then went into the land business.
William Shover Top R&G PR guy, community leader.
Jim Slone Tucson radio executive and chain owner.
Harry Spieker Radio TV sales executive
Frank Sprague :The famous voice.
Mike Stansbury Did art at Ch. 12. Now in Taos painting.
Allan Starr First a photographer, then an all around marketing guy.
Sam Steiger Congressman, broadcaster, writer. Got heat once for shooting burro.
Gary Stevens Big time NY jock came here and ran KRIZ in the 60's.
Pam Stevenson TV show producer.
Jim Sullins Former Owens AE, now in North Carolina See Updates.
Anthony "Tony" Sullivan Legendary Broadcaster, Longtime Tucson Greyhound Park Marketing Executive Jerry Svendsen
Marge Szegedi Longtime media maven.
Jay Taylor Tucson advertising creative genius. Half of 60's Kalil and Taylor comedy team.
Ron Lee Thomas
Joe Thompson Sales Manager, KHAT in the 60's.
Scott Thrower Former local jock, now in Little Rock. See Updates.
Dana Tiedeman Sr.
G. B. Totton
Dick Van Dyke Did the "New Dick Van Dyke Show" in Carefree.
Vicky Phillips Van Dyke
Charles Van Dyke One of the great voices.
Barbara Van Fleet
Marilyn Van Wagner
Richard Vick KRUX newsman went to work for the state.
Carolyn Warner Fancy furniture store owner, State Supt. of Public Instruction, ran for governor.
Mary Jo West First local female anchor, ch. 10.
Preston Westmoreland Terrific talk show host for years at KTAR radio. Now in real estate.
Jack Willis KHEP radio GM and 50's-60'sTV announcer for Jack Ross Lincoln Mercury.
Hamilton Wright TV production, first at ch. 12, then his own VIP productions.
Darlene Wyatt Phoenix movie production, now retired in Tucson.
Bob Zimmerman KRUX National Sales Manager in the 60's, then with KMEO.
Frank Zimmerman R & G print guy, now in Oregon. See Updates.
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