Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


Ken Roberts

Recorded October 24th, 1998 - 50 min

One of radio’s premier announcers, he began his career in the mid-1920s and joined the CBS announcing staff in 1931. He worked on The Shadow, Fred Allen, Quick as a Flash, It Pays to Be Ignorant, Crime Doctor and scores of other programs. He was born February 12, 1910 and was 88 at the time of our conversation at the Friends of Old Time Radio convention in Newark, New Jersey. He died June 19, 2009 at age 99.

The Shadow - 4/13/41 - Death on the rails

Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to announcer Ken Roberts in "The Shadow" from April 13th, 1941.