|About the Book|
In this book you will learn some of the inside scoop on the early days of radio and the start of television,and some sultry stuff about HollywoodHe started writing in 1936, at age of 19, when he wrote three columns a week during the winter months for the Albany Times-Union called “Ski Expert Gives Tips on Equipment.”He started his radio career in Springfield, Vermont, thence to Boston with the Yankee Network and then to New York to CBS, the Columbia Broadcasting System. He reached the top of his profession as a free lance announcer appearing on CBS, NBC, ABC and the Mutual Broadcasting System before being called into military service. Even though he left the broadcasting industry early, he still continued to do ‘voice over’ work and film narrations throughout his life. He was a member of the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, the Screen Writers Guild and the Radio Writers Guild in New York and Hollywood. After infantry basic training at Camp Gordon, Georgia he was sent to the Armed Forces Radio Service, in Hollywood, California as announcer, producer and comedy writer, leaving the Army as a Tech Sergeant.He was one of the founding members of the Naples (Florida) Press Club, a founding member, President and Chairman of the Naples Branch of the English Speaking Union, as well as participation in a number of other civic and charitable organizations.