"When I was at Channel 7's news assignment desk I could get the reporters to do four stories a day.
Then it was 3, then 2 and now they think they're doing a favor by covering one story." John retired in 1995 and was active writing and running the Boys school.
His wife of 17 years was principal of the Dubonoff School for "kids at risk." Their daughter attended the Peabody Music Conservatory in Baltimore. Former KFWB newsman Al Wiman said unequivocally that John "was the best news person EVER!
"Jim died July 3, 1989, of pneumonia at the age of 76.
"I thought being on the radio might help me score a date for the prom.
Only problem: that job was at a small Country station, which no one listened to…Even ME! His nomadic jock journey took him to Indianapolis as pd for WNTR and later, was transferred to Memphis by Entercom.
Ballou has covered the Seminoles professionally for over 25 years.
Bill went to Denver and San Francisco following KFWB where he had impressive success.By 1972 his "Feminine Forum" was syndicated in a number of major cities, simulcast in San Diego and he won the award that year. The FCC eventually concluded his show was "not obscene," but it was too late.Bill gave the phone lines over to the ladies and listened. They were women in Bill's mind - educated and intelligent - and he treated them that way. For all the attention his show attracted, Bill did it with taste.Post-graduation, Letty held down the midday slot at stations in Palm Springs, Monterey and San Francisco before returning home to KIIS.tarted his career at age 13 in his hometown of Montgomery Alabama.