Longtime Talk Host Gene Burns Dies
May 28, 2013 at 4:11 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of veteran talk show host GENE BURNS, who died SATURDAY (5/25) in SAN FRANCISCO at 72. He had suffered a series of strokes in recent years that had taken him off the air at his most recent radio home, CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KKSF-A/SAN FRANCISCO.
BURNS, who started his career at WWHG-A/HORNELL, NY in 1962, worked at several stations over the years, including WOR-A/NEW YORK (where he was briefly syndicated), WCAU-A/PHILADELPHIA, WCBM-A/BALTIMORE, WRKO-A/BOSTON, WKIS-A/ORLANDO, WSBA-A/YORK, PA, and, most notably, in 1995-2011 at KGO-A/SAN FRANCISCO, moving to KKSF in JANUARY 2012 but suffering a stroke that kept him off the air.