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WHO IS DARRELL ANYWAY? “The Insane Darrell Wayne”

Darrell Wampler A.K.A. “The Insane Darrell Wayne”

A quick blurb from Darrell: 

KTHO Owner Darrell Wampler in the Ski Run Marina studio.

KTHO Owner Darrell Wampler in the Ski Run Marina studio.

In all my years in radio, very rarely has there come a time when new music by established artists has no place to go for airplay.
I am hell-bent on correcting that void. Here are some personal favorites from my personal collection and current activities that I hope you enjoy.

Darrell’s History:
Started in broadcasting in 1972 in Southern California: KEZY in Anaheim
Production Director for KAGB-FM, Los Angeles, 1974
Full Time on the Air KHNY AM/FM, 1975
Drake-Chenault Radio Syndication 1976
KROQ AM/FM Los Angeles 1976 ‚1982 PD, OD, On Air as “The Insane Darrell Wayne”
Don Martin Schools, 1982-1984 General Manager
TV Host of Leased Access ‚”Free TV” in the San Fernando Valley, CA 1986-1992
Bachelor of Science ‚Business Admin ‚1997
Masters Degree Business, Organizational Behavior ‚1999
Editor LA Radio.com 2005 to 2011
Gold Coast Broadcasting, On Air at News/Talk KVTA-AM and Classic Rock KOCP-FM,
The Octopus in Ventura, CA 2005 to 2011
Owner K-Tahoe Radio 2009-Present

Non Broadcast History:
Aerospace Executive 1985 – Present, held positions at the Director, Vice President, and President/Chief Executive level. Managed staff of up to 150 people, facilities of 100,000 sq. ft., and had P/L responsibility for $30-50 million in annual revenue.