Kelly Broadcasting's Bob Kelly Dies
April 21, 2008 at 3:50 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former KELLY BROADCASTING co-owner BOB KELLY, who died last MONDAY after a long illness at 79.
KELLY's father, along with the HANSEN family, founded KCRA-A (now KCTC-A)/SACRAMENTO and KCRA-FM (now KYMX), and BOB and brother JON later joined their father in the company, adding NBC affiliate KCRA-TV/SACRAMENTO in 1955, where BOB became Station Manager. He retired in 1975 but unretired to run the company's KCPQ-TV/TACOMA as PD/GM until his 1995 retirement.