Pittsburgh, Omaha Radio Personality Bob Wilson Dies
April 29, 2015 at 4:26 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of veteran radio personality BOB WILSON (ROBERT WOLFSON), who died SATURDAY (4/25) at 81.
WOLFSON started as a radio actor in the waning days of radio drama, working at stations in CALIFORNIA before a stint in the U.S. AIR FORCE, during which he worked at WLOX-A/BILOXI and for the ARMED FORCES RADIO and TV stations in AFRICA. He then joined KOIL-A/OMAHA, where he served as PD, ND, Public Affairs Director, and Creative Director over 12 years.
After KOIL, WOLFSON became a host and, later, Production Manager at ABC RADIO Top 40 KQV-A/PITTSBURGH and helped launch Rock WDVE there before a stint at HEFTEL Top 40 WKTQ-A (13Q) and the launch of his BOB WILSON PRODUCTIONS. Later, he hosted at KHFI (K98)/AUSTIN, KJZY/DALLAS, and WKBR/PITTSBURGH.
A private memorial will be held for friends and family later this SPRING; donations in lieu of flowers or cards in memory of "BOB WILSON" can be made to the DAN MALLINGER SCHOLARSHIP FUND, c/o AFTRA, 625 Stanwix St. Suite 2007, PITSBURGH, PA 15222.