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A Profile of Radio Personality Ron Chapman


Ron Chapman, Radio Personality

Ron Chapman, Radio Personality

Radio: Chapman began his Dallas/Ft. Worth career at KLIF in 1959 where he was first a member of "Murphy and Harrigan" then he teamed up with with Jack Woods to form the first "Charlie and Harrigan" team.

Chapman was featured on WFAA-TV Channel 8's "Sump'N Else" Show in the mid 1960s

From there he joined KVIL-AM in 1960 where he remained for 32 years.

He jumped to to WFAA-TV, and then - for what turned out to be a 32-year run - KVIL in 1968.

From 2000 until June, 24, 2005, Chapman did mornings at Oldies Radio 98.7 KLUV-FM.

In 2008, Chapman was a regular sub for the nationally syndicated Paul Harvey News and Comment.

Claim to Fame: The KLUV website stated: Statistics have shown Ron to be "The Most Listened to Morning Radio Personality in the History of the Southwest.

Awards: A 2004 Inductee into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame, In 2005 Chapman was nominated for the Radio Hall of Fame.

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