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Ron Boone

Ron Boone

2007

Through thirty-one year career as reporter and news director at Elizabethtown radio stations, was heard on several stations, including WIEL-AM, WASE-FM, WRZI-FM and WKMO-FM. Provided news, commentary, and public affairs programming to radio listeners in Hardin County from 1973 until his death in 2004. Called “a big-time talent” who would have succeeded in a large market but chose to stay in a relatively small one and always thought of his work as public service. Known for diligent, fair, reliable and thoughtful reporting, with an emphasis on local stories and local viewpoints to make connections with his listeners. Graduate of Union College. Born in Corbin; began his radio career there in 1964 at WCTT-AM.