It all started at a 250 watt daytimer (KEXS ) in Excelsior Springs, Mo….You know how the story goes…. In radio you jump around a lot…. WIBW in Topeka, KS. and after a couple of stops at other stations in Missouri ,I made it into Kansas City at KAYQ…. But back to the beginning,,,, I was born in Mexico, Mo. and raised around Montgomery City, Mo.
In 1979 I moved with my family to southern California and worked in the Ventura / Oxnard market on KBBQ and 96.7 The Bus. In 1986 I was offered a job at KADY – TV as a weathercaster and working alongside the radio show did 15 years in TV… [Read More]
Born on June 25, the eldest of 5 children, with an older sister adopted when I was 3. I grew up around the area of Huntington Beach, California, skating, skateboarding and playing softball, while I helped raise my younger brothers as they came along. From the time I was 12, I’ve had some sort of job, babysitting, yard work, etc. I graduated from Westminster High School almost a year early and soon was hired at Disneyland. I married at 18 and 3 years later had my first child, Jeff . 5 years later I was blessed to have a daughter, Nicole. I moved to the High Desert area in 1985. I have been employed as a receptionist, secretary, bouncer, limo driver, motorhome transporter. [Read More]
Hi, I’m Charlie Ray. I’m a long-time radio guy, on the air locally since 1986. I started out doing country and oldies on KCKC and KBON in San Bernardino, then came to the high desert in 1993 to do the morning show on our sister station Y102. During the 2000’s I was down the hill on K-FROG, but now I’m happy to be back home on KAT Country! It’s a real pleasure to connect with old friends and work in my own backyard again. [Read More]