Paul R. Snider

Paul R. Snider, a radio announcer in Los Angeles for 30 years, died Feb. 8 in Los Angeles after a long illness.

Snider, who retired in 1977, began his radio career in 1933 in Kansas City after receiving a master’s degree in English from the U. of Kansas. He worked for several stations in Chicago, including WGN and WCFL, before venturing to L.A. in 1949.

During his long tenure in the L.A. market, Snider held announcing posts with KPOL-AM, KOST-FM and KKOP-FM. He also provided narration and voiceovers for such programs as “General Hospital” and “Divorce Court” and performed in various local stage productions.

Survived by a son, a brother and three grandchildren.

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