Sportcaster Turns 90, Still Active
January 5, 2007 at 5:52 AM (PT)
The oldest full-time working sportscaster is celebrating his 90th birthday today (1/5).
NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS reports that BERRY ENTERTAINMENT Adult Standards KLKI-A/ANACORTES, WA Sports Director BILL O'MARA is reaching the milestone after a career that started in the 1930s. O'MARA spent most of his career at SEATTLE-area stations, including KING-TV, KOL-A, and KFKF, and became well known for his broadcasting of the tragic 1951 Gold Cup hydroplane race in which a crash killed the driver and mechanic.