“Forgotten Hollywood”- Top Forty…

Posted on January 1, 2021 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`On December 31, 1979, I began the journey into the world of broadcasting. The week before, I had been interviewed for a position at KRLA 1110 AM. It was odd to be going for a job on Christmas Eve, but this was an opportunity I could not turn down. Keep in mind, I was still attending UCLA.


Photo #2 – MANNY PACHECO (far right) with


“`I was hired as the Assistant Promotions Director, and began my employment the day before New Years. It was Art Laboe who believed I could have a lucrative career in the radio industry. His hunch proved correct. On January 1, 1981, I was named the Nighttime Radio Host. I have remained on the air every year since that magical moment in time.

“`With stops at a dozen different stations, I am grateful to have spent my entire broadcasting career in Southern California. My latest venture: Weekend Traffic Anchor at KNX 1070 News Radio, a legendary station in the Los Angeles market.


“`The blessings continue and the journey is not over. In the meantime, I have forty years of memories…


Until next time>                               “never forget”

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