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A Profile of Radio Personality Phil Hendrie


Phil Hendrie, Radio Personality

Phil Hendrie, Radio Personality

Photo: www.philhendrieshow.com
Born: September 1, 1952

Beginnings: "...despite 'hating it' [spinning records], Phil rose quickly through the ranks as a D.J., until he was fired from his final job as morning man at KLSX in Los Angeles. It was then that he realized he had to find a position which would better serve his talents, and began his career in talk radio at KVEN in Ventura, California, in 1990. For the most part 'fed up' with the business of radio, Phil accepted the position for a meager '...$1,500 a month at the age of 38.'" - Philhendrie.com

Syndication: Hendrie's original syndicated show was heard on over 100 stations

Exit: On April 27, 2006, Hendrie announced he would leave his syndicated radio show to pursue an acting career.

Re-entry: On June 4, 2007 Talk Radio Network-FM announced a new version of "The Phil Hendrie Show" would begin airing live on June 25, 2007 from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. PST.

Since Hendrie's return, he has grown his new program to over 80 affiliates.

Show Biz: Hendrie's voice has appeared in popular animated features in the past several years, including FOX sitcoms "King of the Hill" and "Futurama", as well as the 2005 animated movie "Team America: World Police."

In 2006, he starred in the NBC sitcom Teachers. He most recently starred in the FOX/CBS pilot The Giants of Radio.

Online: Visit Phil Hendrie at www.philhendrieshow.com.

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