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George Nicholaw dies at 86; longtime general manager of radio's KNX
George Nicholaw dies at 86; longtime general manager of radio's KNX

George Nicholaw, the longtime general manager of KNX-AM (1070) who oversaw its rise into an award-winning, all-news giant and delivered on-air editorials that made his voice familiar to millions of Southern California listeners, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86. The cause was complications of a urinary infection, said family friend Bud Meyers. Nicholaw left television news to become general manager of CBS radio's Los Angeles outlet, KNX, in 1967. During his 36-year tenure — believed to be the longest of any top radio news station executive in the United States — KNX won many of broadcast journalism's highest honors, including the Peabody Award, the Alfred I....

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