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Afternoon local talk host Thor ...
Afternoon local talk host Thor Tolo has left KGNW/Seattle.
KGNW OM Tom Clendening says the Salem station has decided to go in a "different direction" as is seeking "someone who fits the station.
Tolo joined KGNW in 2004 after working as a sports-talk host at KDKA/ Pittsburgh.
Tolo said he leaves "with no regrets and with head held high. ...
I would love to stay in broadcasting (he has worked in both radio and TV), and I would love to pursue that in the Puget Sound region.
Bill Virgin Seattle Radio Beat - Puget Sound Radio
Thor Tolo is out at KGNW-AM
Thor Tolo, who joined KGNW in 2004 after working as a sports-talk host at Pittsburgh's legendary KDKA-AM, worked his last show for the Seattle station June 25.
leaves "with no regrets and with head held high. ...
I would love to stay in broadcasting" -- he
has worked in both radio and TV -- "and I would love to pursue that in the Puget Sound region."
KGNW 820 AM Welcomes New Radio Talk Show Host
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2004--Salem Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:SALM - News), the leading radio broadcaster focused on religious and family themes programming announced that award-winning broadcaster and reporter, Thor Tolo has joined KGNW-AM (820 AM) as the new host of "Live From Seattle," Seattle's only local Christian radio talk show.The show airs from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays on KGNW-AM (820 AM). David Fitts, general manager of KGNW-AM, said, "Thor brings new energy, humor and enthusiasm to the airwaves of Seattle.
comes to KGNW from KDKA-AM, in Pittsburgh, PA where for seven years he
hosted a nightly sports call-in show on the Pittsburgh Pirates' flagship station, anchoring Pittsburgh Steelers pre- and post-game shows on Sundays during the National Football League season.His career in media also includes serving as sports editor for Minnesota's The St. Peter Herald, a sports producer and anchor for the ABC affiliate in Laredo, Texas, and was the youngest anchor at an NBC-owned and operated station at WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio.His
radio career began in 1992 at a station now owned by Salem Communications, WKNR in Cleveland, Ohio.
Thor Tolo, afternoon host, KGNW-AM/820: "The radio industry will begin to be driven by profit margin as opposed to quality programming.
News & Events | E. Tara Scurry
10/11/06 9:05 PM EST KGNW-AM 820 AMC: Thor Tolo, Host, "Live From Seattle"Live program, 35-40 minutes (Religious music and Christian conservative talk) www.kgnw.com