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April 16, 1986 | LARRY STEWART
KABC-TV, which fired about 50 employees last Friday, laid off sportscaster Ed Arnold Tuesday. Arnold had been at the station for 11 years. The firings were part of a series of budget-cutting moves at ABC-owned stations nationwide by the network's new owners, Capital Cities Communications. Reportedly, as many as 30 or 40 more people might be fired at KABC, which had 350 employees before Friday.
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March 29, 2004 | Larry Stewart
A consumer's guide to the best and worst of sports media and merchandise. Ground rules: If it can be read, heard, observed, viewed, dialed or downloaded, it's in play here. One exception: No products will be endorsed. What: Ed Arnold tribute. Where: KOCE, Channel 50, tonight, 7. In 1954, at age 14, Ed Arnold got a job at a radio station in his hometown of Texarkana, Ark., replacing the station's 78-rpm records with 45s. A few months later, he had his own one-hour show, "Rocking With Eddy."
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June 18, 1986 | LARRY STEWART
Steve Roah, Channel 5's weekend sportscaster, has been fired, effective July 1, Jeff Wald, the station's news director, confirmed Tuesday. A likely replacement is Ed Arnold, who was Channel 7's weekend sportscaster until he was fired six weeks ago. Arnold worked at Channel 5 before moving to Channel 7 about 11 years ago. Reportedly, Joe Torre, the Angels' TV commentator, auditioned for the Channel 5 job but is not considered a strong candidate. Torre is also a former major league manager.
NEWS
August 31, 1999
While I appreciate your article about Claudia Trejos ("Claudia Trejos Keeps Her Chin Up," Aug. 16), you greatly miss the point of why people (such as myself) have complained about her to KTLA. It has nothing, absolutely nothing, to do with her having an accent: It's about her (lack of) sports knowledge, and her inability to speak English properly. I have nothing against a woman sportscaster. There are several (at least five I can think of) who are quite capable. In fact, Robin Roberts and Jeanne Zelasko are two of the better sportscasters, period.
SPORTS
March 29, 2004 | Larry Stewart
A consumer's guide to the best and worst of sports media and merchandise. Ground rules: If it can be read, heard, observed, viewed, dialed or downloaded, it's in play here. One exception: No products will be endorsed. What: Ed Arnold tribute. Where: KOCE, Channel 50, tonight, 7. In 1954, at age 14, Ed Arnold got a job at a radio station in his hometown of Texarkana, Ark., replacing the station's 78-rpm records with 45s. A few months later, he had his own one-hour show, "Rocking With Eddy."
NEWS
August 31, 1999
While I appreciate your article about Claudia Trejos ("Claudia Trejos Keeps Her Chin Up," Aug. 16), you greatly miss the point of why people (such as myself) have complained about her to KTLA. It has nothing, absolutely nothing, to do with her having an accent: It's about her (lack of) sports knowledge, and her inability to speak English properly. I have nothing against a woman sportscaster. There are several (at least five I can think of) who are quite capable. In fact, Robin Roberts and Jeanne Zelasko are two of the better sportscasters, period.
NEWS
November 4, 1990
I watch Keith Olbermann because I will see something I won't see anywhereelse-humor. That is, humor because his work is original, he has a clever play on words and sometimes he's just plain silly. More than this, he places events in historical perspective with a knowledge of tradition and obvious love of the games. He knows what really matters (i.e. the San Francisco earthquake; Jim Abbott's signing; the Donnie Moore tragedy) in personal as well as sports perspectives.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 2000
Ed Arnold, a longtime Los Angeles sportscaster, will join the nightly news magazine "Real Orange" on Orange County public television station KOCE, Channel 50. Arnold, 60, begins co-anchoring the show Monday. He was sports anchor for KTLA news until July 1999 and lives in Fountain Valley. "Real Orange" is produced in association with the Orange County edition of the Los Angeles Times. The show airs weeknights at 7 and 10:30 p.m.
NEWS
November 4, 1990
I watch Keith Olbermann because I will see something I won't see anywhereelse-humor. That is, humor because his work is original, he has a clever play on words and sometimes he's just plain silly. More than this, he places events in historical perspective with a knowledge of tradition and obvious love of the games. He knows what really matters (i.e. the San Francisco earthquake; Jim Abbott's signing; the Donnie Moore tragedy) in personal as well as sports perspectives.
SPORTS
June 18, 1986 | LARRY STEWART
Steve Roah, Channel 5's weekend sportscaster, has been fired, effective July 1, Jeff Wald, the station's news director, confirmed Tuesday. A likely replacement is Ed Arnold, who was Channel 7's weekend sportscaster until he was fired six weeks ago. Arnold worked at Channel 5 before moving to Channel 7 about 11 years ago. Reportedly, Joe Torre, the Angels' TV commentator, auditioned for the Channel 5 job but is not considered a strong candidate. Torre is also a former major league manager.
SPORTS
April 16, 1986 | LARRY STEWART
KABC-TV, which fired about 50 employees last Friday, laid off sportscaster Ed Arnold Tuesday. Arnold had been at the station for 11 years. The firings were part of a series of budget-cutting moves at ABC-owned stations nationwide by the network's new owners, Capital Cities Communications. Reportedly, as many as 30 or 40 more people might be fired at KABC, which had 350 employees before Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 25, 1999 | Ana Cholo-Tipton, (714) 966-5890
Rick Boggs is a golfer, skydiver, musician and actor. The featured speaker for the 21st annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast has also been totally blind since birth. But the versatile Boggs has not let that get in the way of life. The motivational speaker will talk about his life experiences at the event Dec. 2. The master of ceremonies will be television personality Ed Arnold. The event will be held at the Radisson Resort (formerly the Buena Park Hotel) at Knott's Berry Farm.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1999 | Ana Cholo-Tipton, (714) 966-5890
The 21st annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be held this year in conjunction with the Dec. 2 grand opening of the new Radisson Resort at Knott's Berry Farm. Musician-actor Rick Boggs will be the keynote speaker, and television newscaster Ed Arnold will be master of ceremonies. The event at the former Buena Park Hotel will begin with coffee at 7 a.m. and breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $10 per person and $100 for a table of 10.
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