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  • Edward Allen Jr

    Edward Allen Jr

    A veteran radio broadcaster of over 60 years, Ed Allen began his career as an announcer in 1930. An announcer, newscaster and emcee, Allen served stints with WIND, WGN and WMAQ radio in Chicago for 20 years, leaving in 1951 to build his own station, WDOR-AM in Sturgeon Bay.  WDOR-FM […]

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  • Robert Bodden

    Robert Bodden

    In a career that stretched over 50 years, Bob Bodden was an announcer, newscaster, general manager and station owner, and industry leader. He began his career at WISN-AM, Milwaukee, in 1941 and later built stations WRCO-AM, Richland Center (1949), WSWW-AM/FM, Platteville (1955) and WMIR-AM, Lake Geneva (1964), managing the Platteville […]

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  • Irene Buri Nelson

    Irene Buri Nelson

    In 1991, celebrated 44 years of conducting interviews, dispensing consumer and fashion news, and highlighting community events on WLIP-AM, Kenosha. Signing on the day the stations debuted, she became known for such shows as “Around the Town”, “Kenosha Cooks”, “The Stork Club” and “Something Special”. She is the only remaining […]

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  • Harold Engel

    Harold Engel

    A Wisconsin public broadcasting pioneer, Harold Engel’s career at WHA-AM and the University of Wisconsin-Madison spanned 1931-68. In 1933, he conceived and developed the Wisconsin College of the Air as a post-high school educational opportunity. In the mid 1930’s he created the first successful political broadcasting model, “The Political Education […]

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  • Jack Krueger

    Jack Krueger

    Journalism was the cornerstone of his 44 year career that began in 1935 as a copy boy, later working for the Milwaukee Journal. He moved to broadcast journalism in 1938 as news editor at Journal’s radio station, WTMJ-AM. Over the next 41 years, Krueger developed and managed WTMJ radio and […]

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  • Tony Moe

    Tony Moe

    His broadcast sales and management career began in 1946 as a sales account representative for KELO-AM, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In the 1950’s he served in various sales, promotion and management capacities at WCCO-AM, Minneapolis, KNXT-TV, Los Angeles, WHO-AM, Des Moines and with the CBS Television Network in Detroit and […]

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  • Elmo Reed

    Elmo Reed

    Longtime Post Corporation Chief Engineer whose career covered 47 years, from 1937-1984. He attended the RCA Institute in Chicago and then served as staff engineer at WROK-AM, Rockford, Illinois, from 1937-47. His career at WROK was interrupted by World War II and military service where he worked with radio navigational […]

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