Talent: MIKE RIVERS
Station: KGW Portland, Ore.
Date: October 27, 1972
Time: 44:22 (unscoped)
Mike Rivers spent most his radio career in the west, with stops in the major markets of Portland, Oregon (at KGW, twice), Seattle (KING) and San Francisco (KYA-KSFO).
He began his career in 1968 at KYES Roseburg, Oregon (as John Cooper), and later jocked at KUDI Great Falls, Montana (as The Duke), and at KQWB Fargo, North Dakota (as Dave Shannon). Rivers - whose real name was Alan Mason - was a VP at Paxson Communications in West Palm Beach, Florida from 1994 to 2001. In 2004, he took the position as director of research at EMF Broadcasting in Rocklin, California.
This aircheck begins with a newscast by Dan Eylers, with the Vietnam War dominating the headlines.
Enjoy Mike Rivers on KGW from October 27, 1972 (UNSCOPED) here.
Enjoy Mike Rivers on KGW from October 27, 1972 (SCOPED) here.
(The Don Shuttleworth Collection)
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