Longtime WRKF/Baton Rouge Host, Station Co-Founder Lew Carter Dies
July 2, 2015 at 4:16 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of LEW CARTER, longtime host and co-founder of PUBLIC RADIO, INC. noncommercial Variety WRKF/BATON ROUGE, who died JUNE 26th at 92 in BATON ROUGE.
CARTER, a MAINE native who worked at WHWB-A/RUTLAND, VT, WFMD-A/FREDERICK, MD, WMOG-A/BRUNSWICK, GA, WBBB-A/BURLINGTON, NC, WSEB-A/SEBRING, FL, WDBF-A/DELRAY BEACH, FL, and WCKW/LA PLACE-NEW ORLEANS, LA, was GM at crosstown WXOK-A when he joined the group working on creating WRKF in 1976 and signed the station on the air in JANUARY 1980. He hosted weekend Dixieland and Big Band shows on the station until APRIL of this year.
Donations in CARTER's honor may be made to the BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA ISTROUMA Area Council or the BATON ROUGE CONCERT BAND.