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jon

Don't remember this guy--if he was opposite Lan Roberts, that's the reason [was LR still on KJR in 1968?]

What about his career post-1968?

RIP

joanie

Really interesting. Sounds like he lived a full life and regretted nothing. We should all be so lucky.

cueburner

After radio, POA entered rehab, cleaned himself up, went back home to Knoxville, married his high school sweetheart, taught marketing and even wrote a book on the subject.

BT

* Excerpted from Los Angeles Radio People:

Paul was born in Knoxville, graduating from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

“I went into the military when I was 15 years old, finished high school when I got out of the Air Force at 18 and was married with a child,” he remembered during an interview with LARadio a few years ago.

“I went to college when I had two kids and left Knoxville for the broadcasting wars in 1953.

His radio career started at KJFJ-Webster City, Iowa and then on to KWMT-Ft. Dodge, KOIL-Omaha, KISN-Portland, KOL-Seattle, WIFE-Indianapolis, KIMN-Denver, WMAQ-Chicago, Monitor for NBC-New York, KCBQ-San Diego, and then Los Angeles. “I worked at 37 broadcasting facilities in a little over 35 years."

LucasFoxx

"I realized I had to interrupt this placid moment and go back inside and change another plastic record." 37 years of it. Town to town, up and down the dial. Never heard of the guy. Must have been better at talking his way into jobs than anything else.

jackierogers

“I worked at 37 broadcasting facilities in a little over 35 years."

"37 years of it. Town to town, up and down the dial."

Overheard at the wake:

"Well, he finally settled down."

Coiler

I heard him on WNOX in Knoxville back in the 70's

Ed Bennett

Jon, Lan was still on KJR when P.O.A. was on I thought he was good competition for Lan. Lan joined KOL in January 69.

ASk

Anyone know the exact date of this KOL survey featuring POA at the top of page?

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