Inland Empire Radio Newsman Jim Ness To Retire After 50 Years In The Market
January 29, 2015 at 6:02 AM (PT)
Longtime SAN BERNARDINO-RIVERSIDE radio newsman JIM NESS is retiring after 50 years in the market, reports the RIVERSIDE PRESS-ENTERPRISE.
NESS joined the old KASK-A (now KSPA-A)/ONTARIO, CA in 1965, covered the INLAND EMPIRE for the LOS ANGELES TIMES, and founded a radio news agency, INLAND EMPIRE NEWS RADIO, in 1992; that company is now part of INLAND NEWS TODAY, which provides news in audio, video, and text form from the INLAND EMPIRE for radio stations and online, and NESS serves as President and GM of the company.
His last day on the air will be FRIDAY, the 50th anniversary of his arrival in the market; he told the P-E that he will remain involved in video production.