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Posts Tagged ‘Charlie Van Dyke’

Radio Pioneer Paul Drew Passes Away in Glendale

One can only imagine the great radio tales Paul Drew regaled fellow residents with at Victor Royale Assisted Living, an airy facility in the south end of Glendale just a few blocks away from Forest Lawn. Per an obit in Billboard by Gail Mitchell, this early architect of the top-40 format knew many of the great ones:

Drew worked with and/or mentored a diverse array of radio personalities, programmers, consultants and industry writers. That list includes consultants Jerry Clifton and Guy Zapoleon, writers Gerry Cagle (Network 40), Walt “Baby” Love (Radio & Records) and Jerry Del Colliano (Inside Radio), as well as air personalities Rick Dees, Dr. Don Rose, Jay Thomas and Charlie Van Dyke.

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Mark Kriski and Jennifer Gould Tie KTLA Knot

Here’s a picture worth a thousand TV weather forecasts:

It was taken shortly after KTLA weatherman Mark Kriski and station reporter Jennifer Gould got married Saturday September 24 on the sand in Huntington Beach. Officiating in a non-denominational, “officiant” capacity was TV and radio legend Charlie Van Dyke.

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