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Our venue is The Aviator’s Restaurant inside Sacramento Executive Airport, 6151 Freeport Blvd. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. with buffet service beginning at 11:30.


9 April Program: Longevity? Yes, It’s Possible


Dave & Lois

“Career longevity” and “broadcasting” may seem like an oxymoron, but our April 9 program will feature several local broadcast personalities who have managed to do just that.

Take long-time KCRA anchors Dave Walker and Lois Hart. Dave and Lois began their careers in the 1970s and stayed in the television news business until their retirement in 2008. They met when they were both working at KOVR and married in 1979. Their many career distinctions include anchoring CNN’s very first newscast in 1980.

Representing the radio side of broadcasting, we’re pleased to welcome Tony Cox to the April 9 meeting. Tony was still in his teens when he started his radio career in the 1970s and he’s still going strong after nearly 50 years. His lengthy résumé includes voice-overs, media manager for the Kings, announcer for the Oakland Raiders and Athletics, and the San Jose Sharks, Creative Services


Director for KFRC-The Big 610, and DJ at Sacramento’s KROY-FM. Currently he is CEO of Tony Cox Videos. Just a few weeks ago, he appeared on the Pat Walsh call-in show on KFBK, along with fellow local legends Big Jim Hall and Stan Atkinson.

Then there’s our own Kristine Hanson, who will be celebrating her 50th year as a weather presenter in September. Her career includes stints at KTXL and KCRA here in Sacramento, and at stations in the San Francisco market and Santa Rosa. Though this Emmy Award-winning meteorologist talks of retiring, she’s still in the game, forecasting the weather on KOVR.

Tony Cox

Speaking of Stan Atkinson, we’re all aware of the recent tribute to “Stan the Man” that aired on KOVR, right? Our hardworking Secretary, Allen Chamberlin, notified all of us of the original and rescheduled air date. Just one of the benefits of membership. It has since been posted on YouTube:

This promises to be a fun and entertaining program that you won’t want to miss. Remember, we need RSVPs at least a week in advance. In other words, by April 2.

    Kristine Hanson
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