March 27, 2007 |
Peter Tilden, a morning host at country music station KZLA-FM (93.9) until it changed formats (and call letters) last August, is rejoining talk station KABC-AM (790), where he toiled for most of the 1990s. Tilden will be heard weeknights from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m., starting April 9. Although the hours are different, he is replacing Marc Germain, who had billed himself as Mr. KABC. Germain left in February and now works weekday afternoons at talk station KTLK-AM (1150).
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September 23, 2006 |
Police arrested a Boyle Heights man on suspicion of assaulting a reporter from a radio station that has criticized an El Sereno charter school for allegedly promoting racial separatism for Latinos. Ramon Flores, 31, was arrested about 8:15 a.m. Thursday near the Academia Semillas del Pueblo Charter School, Los Angeles Police Lt. Paul Vernon said. Flores was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery, he said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 2, 2006 |
A Los Angeles radio reporter was assaulted outside a charter school Thursday morning by a man driving a sedan who first tried to run him down and then stole his audiotape, police said. The incident occurred after the reporter, Sandy Wells of KABC-AM (790) radio, had just finished interviewing parents, students and administrators of the Academia Semillas del Pueblo Charter School in El Sereno.
March 4, 2005 |
Kevin James, a former legal analyst and substitute host at KABC-AM (790), has been chosen to host the talk station's night-owl show, "Red Eye Radio," beginning Tuesday. James is a former assistant U.S. attorney who has hosted a morning show in Oklahoma City. On "Red Eye Radio," which airs Tuesdays through Saturdays from midnight to 5 a.m., he replaces Doug McIntyre, who now hosts the weekday morning show on KABC.
October 8, 2004 |
No more red eyes for Doug McIntyre. McIntyre, 46, host of the overnight show "Red Eye Radio" at talk station KABC-AM (790) for the past 23 months, was named Thursday to take over the station's morning drive-time shift when Ken Minyard retires Oct. 15 after 35 years on the air in L.A. "McIntyre in the Morning" will be heard weekdays 5-9 a.m. beginning Oct. 18. A native of Glen Cove, N.Y.
September 10, 2004 |
Radio personality Ken Minyard told listeners on his KABC-AM (790) program Thursday that he plans to retire Oct. 15, marking his 35th anniversary on the air in Los Angeles. "It's been a great run, but I need to get some sleep," Minyard joked, a reference to his long run as a morning host. His current show, "Ken & Company," airs weekdays from 5 to 9 a.m. Minyard, 65, began working in radio when he was in high school in his hometown of McAlester, Okla.