Legendary Radio Personality Charlie Tuna Has Passed

Paul B. Walker, Jr. walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 18:49:12 EST 2016

Charlie Tuna is the voice of legal id's, some liners and promos on our
public radio station, "Community Radio For Alaska: KIYU".  His voice will
live on here, at least for awhile into the future.

Paul Walker
Program Director
KIYU Radio Network
Galena, Alaska

On Monday, February 29, 2016, Mark Watson <markwats@comcast.net> wrote:

> All Access reporting moments ago that legendary Los Angeles radio
> personality Charlie Tuna (real name Art Ferguson) passed away today at the
> age of 71. He was one of the legendary KHJ "Boss Jocks" as well as working
> at and programming several other stations in the Los Angeles market. He
> also
> hosted several syndicated radio shows over the years and at the time of his
> death was still heard on several stations in small and medium markets daily
> via his own radio syndication business. The All Access report says Charlie
> worked at WMEX in 1967, leaving there to take the 9 to Noon slot at KHJ on
> Thanksgiving Day 1967. His last radio job on a Los Angeles station was
> weekends at KRTH until last August, when CBS started downsizing staff in
> L.A. and other markets, he left to concentrate on his syndication biz.
> Mark Watson

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