Former Talk Programmer Ira Apple Dies
August 12, 2009 at 4:40 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former talk radio programmer and TRAFFIC DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA Liaison with state broadcasters associations IRA APPLE, who died TUESDAY morning (8/11) after suffering a series of aneurysms on JULY 4th, according to the TDGA website. APPLE was 74 and passed away at a hospice in REISTERSTOWN, MD.
APPLE started in radio in KITTANNING, PA while in high school, advancing to programming at KDKA-A/PITTSBURGH, WBZ-A/BOSTON, and WBAL-A/BALTIMORE, also teaching at EMERSON COLLEGE. He later served as Regional Sales Manager for CBSI and had been with the TDGA for the last ten years.