Georgia Radio Station Owner Stan Raymond Passes
February 4, 2016 at 5:36 PM (PT)
STAN RAYMOND of STAN RAYMOND & ASSOCIATES passed away at 96 at his home on LONGBOAT KEY, FL. RAYMOND was inducted into the GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS “HALL OF FAME” in 2005, and was also a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEDIA BROKERS.
His broadcasting career began in 1942 with NBC in CHICAGO. After holding positions in HANNIBAL, MO and CHARLESTON, SC, RAYMOND moved to ATLANTA and partnered in the purchase of WATL, which was changed to WAOK in 1956 as the first black radio station in ATLANTA. The station was later sold to REGAN HENRY. RAYMOND also was VP/Radio Division of the BROADCAST ENTERPRISE NETWORK and served as GM of WAOK.