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Broadcast executive

Victor Milo Ives, American Broadcast executive. Recipient award for best local news, 1967-1968; named Program Director of Year, Billboard magazine, 1974.


Ives, Victor Milo was born on August 17, 1935 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Milo and Lucy Marion (Lumsden) Ives.


Student, Chico State College, 1953-1954.


Program director, Station KGEE, Bakersfield, California, 1960-1961; program director, Station KAIR, Tucson, 1961-1963; operations director, Philadelphia Station Ultra high frequency-television, 1959-1960; vice president, general manager, Station KWUN, Concord, California, 1963-1970; executive programming specialist, Golden West Broadcasters, Portland, Oregon, 1970-1975; host television show, Portland, 1972-1975; program director, Station KEX, Portland, until 1975; program director, Station KSFO, San Francisco, 1978; vice president, general manager, Station WTWR, Detroit, 1978-1981; vice president, Station WTWR (Golden West Broadcasters-FM Division), 1981-1982; president, owner, Station KVIX, Portland, Oregon, since 1982; president, owner, Stations KUTI/KXDD-FM, Yakima, Washington president, owner, Station KOTY/KHWK-FM, Tri-Cities, Washington.


  • Other Work

    • Host weekly television show, Station KPIX, San Francisco, 1950-1951, daily national radio program Golden Age of Radio Theatre on over 200 stations. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board of directors Diablo Scholarships, 1966-1968, Lake Oswego Community Theatre, Portland Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association. Commissioner Moraga (California) Cable Vision Commission. Member National Association Broadcasters (Oregon co-chairman 1971-1972), California Association Broadcast Editorial Dirs.

(founding officer 1968), Oregon Association Broadcasters, Concord Chamber of Commerce (1st vice president 1966-1969), Portland Ad Club.


Married Carol Lee Holyfield. Children: Matthew, Michelle, Melissa.

Milo Ives

Lucy Marion (Lumsden) Ives

Carol Lee Holyfield

Melissa Ives

Michelle Ives

Matthew Ives