Omaha Radio's Gene Piatt Dead At 85
October 15, 2012 at 4:37 AM (PT)
Longtime OMAHA radio personality GENE PIATT died OCTOBER 6th of heart failure, reports the OMAHA WORLD-HERALD. He was 85.
PIATT started his radio career at 15 when he joined KROS-A/CLINTON, IA. After a stint at KELO-A/SIOUX FALLS, he entered OMAHA radio at WOW-A in the late '50s, then joined KCMO-A/KANSAS CITY in the late 1960s. He returned to OMAHA at KFAB-A and retired in the late '90s.