Bob made his mark with the UPI Radio Network when a gunman went crazy in a San Diego fast food restaurant and Bob covered the story. It was his first big break. He later became a UPI National Correspondent and Bureau Chief. He has interviewed presidents, covered Super Bowl games and Hollywood as well as major news stories.
He lives in L-A. He has survived earthquakes and a beating during the 1992 L-A riots while covering the story, which was recorded on audio tape.
As an author Bob has written "Fan Letters to a Stripper: A Patti Waggin Tale" a coffee table biography of the 1950's burlesque queen and her husband Don Rudolph of major league baseball fame. His second book, "NO BARRIER: How the Internet Destroyed the World Economy" is being critically acclaimed as showing how the Internet left a wasteland on its way to becoming the New Frontier. His third book, "Al Kabul: Home Grown Terrorist" is a novel set in the future, 25 years post-911. A fourth book and the first in a series is the Western novel, Lancer; Hero of the West -- The Prescott Affair." BOB PREVIOUSLY OWNED KC KINGS SPORTSCARDS.
A prolific writer Bob has also written several screenplays including one based on Fan Letters to a Stripper.
You can contact Bob for interrviews at firstname.lastname@example.org
A native of Pittsburgh Bob began his radio career in 1972 and worked all over the Western US, several times in the L-A market. He's currently a news anchor at CBS Radio LA; KNX 1070 News Radio. Bob has won multiple broadcast awards including an Edward R. Murrow Award (among others) for anchoring KNX's storm coverage in 2011. His book "No Barrier: How the Internet Destroyed the World Economy" was named the Second Place Award Recipient for the 2013 Los Angeles Press Club Awards Book Category.