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Charles Ray Dunaway Edit Profile

Communications executive

Charles Ray Dunaway, American Communications executive. Elected Top Air Personality, Houston, 1964, Milwaukee, 1965; recipient Mega Station award, Columbia, South Carolina., 1987. Member National Association Broadcasters, Ad Club.


Dunaway, Charles Ray was born on December 1, 1934 in Porum, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Ray Hershal and Hazel Beatrice (Turpin) Dunaway.


Graduated from the high school, Houston.


Radio performer, KILT, Houston, 1956-1960;radio performer, WKY, Oklahoma City, 1960-1964;radio performer, WRIT, Milwaukee, 1964-1968;radio performer, WABC, New York City, 1969-1970;program director, WIXY Radio, Cleveland, 1970-1974;program director, KHFI & KLBS Radio, Austin, Texas, 1974-1977;station manager, Z-93 Radio, Amarillo, Texas, 1977-1980;station manager, Krishna Murthy Institute of Technology and Engineering Radio, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1980-1983;president, general manager, part owner, WMMC, WMFX Radio, Columbia, South Carolina., 1983-1989;part owner, WTKT Radio, Lexington, Kentucky, 1989-1994;owner, KIXQ-FM, KXDG-FM, KSYN-FM, KJMK-FM, Joplin, Missouri, since 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Editor (magazines) Radio Music Report, Disc N' D.J. Magazine, 1978.


Member National Association Broadcasters, Ad Club.


Married Linda Hertzberger, 1952 (divorced 1969). Children: John, Julie, Robin, Christi. Married Kendall Alizon Mackie, June 16, 1984.

Ray Hershal Dunaway

Hazel Beatrice (Turpin) Dunaway

Linda Hertzberger

Kendall Alizon Mackie

John Dunaway

Julie Dunaway

Robin Dunaway

Christi Dunaway