Bill Bauman   Biography
WVGT    WTRR    WLOF  WLOQ   WKIS   WESH-TV

Bill began his broadcast career at WVGT-AM 1580 in Mount Dora at the age of 18. Then on to WTRR-AM 1400 in Sanford. Then on to the "big city" - Orlando and the biggest "rocker" of them all WLOF-AM 950 in the news department, with other folks like; Steve Rutledge, Terry LeeAlan MooreDave Elliott, Dan TresslerGreg Gentlemen, Peggy Curry, David Waterman and Carl "Buzz" Hallberg. Bill would also do news at co-owned WLOQ-FM 103.1. Next stop, WKIS-AM 740. Bill worked here with good friend Wayne Trout, newsman Jim Philips, news director Richard King, Larry Shannon (Larry Roberts), Frank Reed, Bud Brewer, Alan Spector, Dan Tressler, Linda Coleman and Gene Burns. Then it was on to the TV news side. Bauman joined WESH-TV 2 as news director. Bill also served as WESH-TV President and General Manager and announced his retirement on December 18, 2007.

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Bill Bauman at WKIS 
trying to phone in two news stories-1972 
Courtesy of Pete Simonson
 

 


Bill Bauman
, Russ Wheeler (as R.T. Rightwing) and 
Richard King
chat with Gene Burns during Gene's 40th anniversary celebration on KGO-AM 810 in San Francisco.  8-14-07

 


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