Your FavoriteAnchorage Radio Personalities Where Are They Now?
by Michael R Dougherty
Who were your favorite Anchorage Radio personalities?
We all remember listening to our radios at home, in the car and on those small portable transistor radios that we could carry in our pocket or purse. And we all had our favorite radio personalities.
So who were they and where are they now?
The following list will no doubt grow as visitors to Anchorage Memories (that's you) add their favorites to the list.
Remember, Anchorage radio personalities moved around to different radio stations, so if you have additional information, be sure and use the "Comments" section below to update this list.
Anchorage Radio Personalities
Ron Moore - "The Royal Coachman", KFQD, KENI and KBYR. Now retired and living in Texas
Jim "Boom Boom" Cannon, KBYR, is now working in television in Las Vegas
G. Morgan S. (Gene Shedlock), KENI, KBYR, lives in Anchorage
Larry Wayne, last known location was K-Love radio in Sacramento, California
Jerry Valley - also Frank James (Frank Tonnema), KENI, KBYR, owns a flower shop in Arizona
Ruben Gains, KHAR, sadly, Ruben is no longer with us
Herb Shaindlin, KFQD, Herb is no longer with us
Jerry Rose (Peter Bie), KENI, KBYR, went into the ministry and lives in Southern California
Dick Lobdell, KENI, Dick is no longer with us
Roger Lathum, KENI, KBYR, Roger is no longer with us
Les Snow, (Gene Miner) KBYR, Les lives in Florida (where there is really "less snow"
Tom Rivers, KFQD, sadly, Tom is no longer with us
Marcus in the Morning, (Mark Lewis), KFQD, KYMG (Magic) Marcus is now retired.
Jack Frost, KBYR, owns Jack Frost & Friends Ad agency in Anchorage
Steve Knoll, KPXR (Power 102), in Arkansas
Merrill Mael, KENI
Bob Fleming, KENI, KYAK
TY Clark, KENI
Ed Riley, KFQD, KANC, KOOL, retired and still spends summer in Anchorage
Scotty Ferguson, KFQD
Ron Gardner, KYAK
Jim Robbins, KYAK, sadly, Jim is no longer with us
Rodney Overstreet, KYAK, now in Tennessee
Dan Thomas, KWHL (K-Whale) now in Minnesota
Rocky Roberts, KWHL (K-Whale)
Steve Agbaba, KHAR, KENI, Steve is no longer with us
Fern Chandonnet, KHAR, KENI
Jack Arnold, KYAK
Chris Adams, KENI
Michael Tremayne, KENI
Gerry Reynolds, KENI
Hank Mann, KENI, owner of KANC, sadly, Hank is no longer with us
Ed Riley, KFQD, KANC, still in Anchorage
Rick Goodfellow, KLEF, still in Anchorage
Dave Stroh, Oldies 102.1, still in Anchorage
Art Bell, KENI, sadly, Art is no longer with us
Randy Kruse (Terry Curtis), KENI, KANC, KBYR, KTVA, now in Renton, Washington
"Tracy in the Sky" (Heidi Hayes) KENI
Michael W. Rogers, KFQD (1990 - 1996) now lives in Las Vegas.
Note: This list is "in progress" and will update as we get information.
To add to the list, use the "Comments" section below
You can hear some of your favorite Anchorage personalities by visiting Alaska Oldies right now.
Anchorage Memories Newsletter, your fun, nostalgic, monthly magazine brings you memories of Anchorage back in the day. Plus you get a free Alaska book when you join! Check out Anchorage Memories Newsletter right now.