John Pollock (jp@jpsongs.com) 12/61 - 09/67: Radio disk jockey/technician

At age 16, while a junior in high school, qualified for FCC Radiotelephone First Class license, required then to operate some broadcast transmitters .

12/61 - 12/61: KTEL, Walla Walla, WA
Was hired as full-time announcer, DJ, and technician; the principal of my high school refused permission for me to leave school early three days a week.

01/62 - 05/62: KUJ, Walla Walla, WA
Weekend announcer, DJ, and technician.

08/63 - 11/63: KWBA, Baytown, TX
Announcer, DJ, and Chief Engineer (a position for which I was significantly underqualified).

12/63 - 06/64: KBNO Houston
Technician.

07/64 - 01/65: KRBE, Houston
Classical music, announcer and technician.

02/65 - 04/65: KMSC, Houston
Announcer, DJ and technician.

05/65 - 06/65: KBNO, Houston
Technician.

06/65 - 09/65: KRBE, Houston
Classical music, announcer and technician; also Program Director (another position for which I was significantly underqualified).

09/65 - 03/66: KXYZ, Houston
Announcer, DJ and technician.

04/66 - 12/66: KDKO, Littleton, CO
Announcer, DJ and technician.

12/66 - 09/67: KBTR, Denver
Newscaster at city's first all-news station.

Summer, 1967: KBPI, Denver
Moonlighted as part-time announcer and technician.

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