|In October of 1975, a once-in-a-lifetime job opened up at legendary 710 KMPC. One of the two staff announcer positions on the station had just become available.||
1975 KMPC Staff
|Roberts first assignment was a split-shift on the weekends, and filling in for the superstar weekday staff.|
|Although, on the surface, it seemed strange that this major market morning man would accept such a position, his hunch certainly paid off. On August 6, 1979 Robert W. took over for another 30-year morning radio legend, Dick Whittinghill.||Appropriately enough, He started his first show with station owner Gene Autrys signature song, "Back In The Saddle Again"|
It was there at KMPC that he
formed the GOOD MORGAN TEAM
an ensemble group of
full service radio professionals, featuring music, news,
weather, traffic and sports.
During that same
period of time, Robert W. simultaneously co-hosted
KNBC-TV Channel 4s "Everywhere"
A program that spoke with and to
His first stay at KMPC
provided several format changes
unlikely transition to talk radio in the early 80s.
A consummate professional, Robert W. met the
proving to be one of the best
"talkers" in the biz, and had the best ratings
on the station.
His first stay at KMPC provided several format changes including an unlikely transition to talk radio in the early 80s. A consummate professional, Robert W. met the challenge proving to be one of the best "talkers" in the biz, and had the best ratings on the station.
Solid Gold Dancers
|His perfect pipes
and extensive musical knowledge made him the ideal
announcer on Paramounts "SOLID
A position he held for seven successful seasons.
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