Vance, Van

Date:
4-11-2012
Length:
57 mins.
Interviewer:
Fox, Jack
Transcription available:
no
Series:
WHAS Radio
Series ID:
2014_163
Interview Number(s):
2014_163_26
Summary:
Van Vance joined WHAS in 1957, working for forty-two years, he retired in 1999. Vance first explains how he got hired by WHAS as an announcer by people like Sam Gifford, Paul Clark, and George Walsh. Vance also describes what it was like to work with announcers like Jim Walton, Sam Algood, Ray Shelton, Bill Britain, Milton Metz. Later on in the interview, Vance recollects on the way that Hugh Barr modernized the WHAS. Finally, Van Vance speaks a little about those who he respected in the station, Wayne Perkey in particular.
Topic(s):
WHAS-Radio (Louisville, Ky.)