She continued the newspaper experience in high school, and added tv news to her resume, as she reported on high school events for Public TV Station KLCS.
When she moved on to Cal State Northridge, where she got her B. degree in journalism, she wrote for the newspaper, and reported on the radio station KCSN. In the next five years, before being hired at KSBR, she worked at various commercial radio stations in Las Vegas and Reno as a news anchor and reporter.
He was always a guy who had a smile on his face,” said David.
He loved our business, and he brought to it a decency and innate goodness that is increasingly hard to find.” Steve added that Ray “was always smiling, and he was quick with his own special brand of dumb G-rated joke. We often described him as ‘punny.’ He was devoted to his family, and he loved working with, nurturing and supporting radio talent, not as employees, but as part of his family.” , Dawn: KSBR, 1989-2017.
The KSBR news director has been anchoring and reporting the news for the commercial free jazz station KSBR since 1989.
“After a long courtship with the station, I called Ray to thank him for the offer, but that I had decided to turn him down.
He insisted that I come to his office and meet with him and John Davison, just close the negotiation in person. By the time the meeting ended, Ray was so convincing that I had changed my mind and we went on to make a lot of money together over the next few years.” Steve said he had “just spoken to Ray last week by phone…we were talking about ‘old times.’ Ray was a ‘radio guy’ through and through.