KTAR News celebrates 100 years of broadcasting excellence in the Valley
PHOENIX — KTAR News 92.3 FM (KTAR) in Phoenix is celebrating 100 years as the Trusted Voice of the Valley.
“As we reflect on a century of broadcasting for KTAR, we are honored to have such a tremendously talented team that continues to serve this community and innovate to keep our audiences connected and informed and deliver extraordinary results for our local business partners,” said Ryan Hatch, senior vice president/market manager for Bonneville Phoenix, which operates the station.
“While many voices have changed over the years, KTAR’s commitment to produce news that Arizonans can trust when it matters the most has never been stronger.”
Gov. Doug Ducey has issued a proclamation recognizing June 21, 2022, as “KTAR Day,” which acknowledges KTAR’s significance to the state of Arizona.
100 years of a trusted voice of news and information in Arizona. Proud to have joined @KTAR923 many times over the years. pic.twitter.com/U33kzawVfV
— Doug Ducey (@DougDucey) June 21, 2022
• KTAR kicked off its celebration on March 2 with 100 Days of Giving Back, providing donations to more than 50 local charities.
• On Monday, a legislative proclamation sponsored by state Rep. Teresa Martinez honoring the station was read in the Arizona House of Representatives.
• On Tuesday at 1 p.m., the station at 7740 N. 16th Street in Phoenix will commemorate the milestone by unveiling a timeline depicting significant events that have occurred over the past 100 years.
• The celebration will culminate during KTAR Night at Chase Field along with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday with $9.23 tickets.
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