High school diploma, King Edward VII, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1951. Doctor of Laws (honorary), We. State University.
Announcer, producer S.A.B.C., Johannesburg, 1952-1956, British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1956-1958. Talkshow host, disc jockey WHYN Radio and television, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1958-1960. Disc jockey KYA Radio, San Francisco, 1960-1961.
Talkshow host KEWB Radio, Oakland and San Francisco, 1961-1962, KHJ Radio/television, Los Angeles, 1962-1963, KNX Radio, Los Angeles, 1963-1964, KCET (Public Broadcasting Service) television, Los Angeles, 1963-1965, KABC television, Los Angeles, 1965-1967, KABC Radio, Los Angeles, 1966-1998, KRLA Radio, Los Angeles, since 1998.
Married Alana Ladd, October 16, 1965. Children: Alan Ladd, Alisa Sue, Devon Michael.