Dick Joy at KNX
...Dick Joy, KNX/CBS Radio Network announcer, 1940s.
Richard "Dick" Joy was regularly heard by millions of Americans tuned to CBS
during the Golden Age of Radio and TV,the 1930s through the 1950s.Dick began broadcasting for KNX radio in Los Angeles in the 1930s while he was a student at USC.At 21 he was the youngest staff announcer at the CBS Radio Network.In addition to his local duties at KNX, Dick was the announcer for such network shows as Spike Jones, Danny Kaye, Nat King Cole, The Bell Telephone Hour, The Silver Theater, Vox Pop, and Sam Spade.
...Working with producer Barney Miller, Dick created CBS Sunday Desk, which pioneered the use of multiple, short voice bytes in a paced program.
made the transition to CBS Television in the late 40s as a reporter for CBS' You Are There
, and later as announcer for December Bride
, Perry Mason, Have Gun,Will Travel, Daktari, Lost in Space, and Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C.
...In later years, Dick became the News Director for KFAC-AM and FM, the classical music stations for Los Angeles in the 1960s.
...Dick Joy at KCMJ
...Dick Joy at KCMJ, the first Palm Springs radio station.
...Ozzie and Harriet Nelson visit Dick Joy, third from left.
Spike Jones, for whom Dick Joy
...Mike Wallace was the announcer on the Spotlight Revue when it originated from Chicago, and Mr. Joy stepped in when the troupe moved to Hollywood.
...,Dick Joy, Ozzie and Harriet, Lowell Thomas, and