San Luis Obispo Radio Vet Guy Hackman Passes
June 23, 2015 at 1:01 PM (PT)
GUY HACKMAN, who worked in SAN LUIS OBISPO radio as a PD and station owner for more than 40 years, passed away.
HACKMAN, who went by the name GUY PAUL, joined KSLY-F (96.1) in 1972 as program director. He purchased the station in 1986, then sold the frequency in the early '90s. GUY went on to own Adult Standards KKJL-A (1400 K-JEWEL) and sold the station last year. HACKMAN also voiced many TV and radio commercials in the area.
EL DORADO BROADCASTERS News/Talk KVEC-AM (920) local afternoon talk show host DAVE CONGALTON is putting together on-air tribute this afternoon/
Commented DAVE: "I am organizing a radio tribute to our broadcasting friend GUY HACKMAN, who was a fixture on the airwaves for more than 40 years. We'll start talking about GUY today at 5:05p (PT) and I'll give people whatever time they need to call in and talk about this remarkable man. So all your radio peeps, spread the word, and let's give this 'radio GUY' the heartfelt tribute he deserves. I got all choked up at dinner tonight, trying to explain what this man meant to me. Please join us.”