In 1947, the KJR staff numbered at least 29 persons, judging from the photo above taken at the company Christmas party. That year, Birt Fisher sold KJR to Marshall Field Enterprises for $700,000 and retired to his Ellensburg ranch. The new owner was Marshall Field III, whose holdings included KOIN AM/FM in Portland, WJJD in Chicago, and the Chicago Sun Times newspaper.
Front row: Bob Ackerley, 2nd from left. Newsman Tom McCann, center. All others, unknown.
Center row: All unknown.
Back row, left to right:
Unknown; Don Anderson, salesman; unknown; unknown; unknown; Homer Pope,
program manager; unknown; Paul Moore; Eddie Clifford; Charlie Brass
(?); Bill Moser; Charles Herring; Bob Ferris, Len Beardsley; Maitland
Jordan, promotions manager.
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