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ABOUT MIKE STARK
Mike Stark is a veteran broadcaster who has worked in all areas of the broadcasting business for over 40 years. Starting out in television in the early 70's, Stark spent over 10 years with the ABC Television Network as an administrator before moving to his first love of radio.
Throughout his radio career, Stark has worked in a variety of radio positions. In the mid-90's he hosted his own weekly talk show on the legendary heavy metal station KNAC-FM, while producing the station's daily morning show during the week.
In LA, Stark also worked for the ABC owned KABC-AM and KLOS-FM. Since leaving his staff position at ABC radio in the mid-80's, he's worked as a freelance producer in local radio, network radio and syndicated radio, covering music formats from metal to funk and talk formats ranging from garden tips to hard edged politics. He was a features producer for the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show with his production pieces for the show being heard in over one hundred markets throughout the country. He also contributed features to various XM/Sirius shows including "Kick Out The Jams", a weekly music/politics show hosted by rock writer icon, Dave Marsh.
Stark is also the author of “For the Record: Black Sabbath - An Oral History” on Avon Books, 1998. The book was reissued Harper-Collins in 2002 and reissued again in 2022 by Genius Books. He was also co-host of a monthly Internet radio show with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member - Sabbath's Bill Ward from 2001 to 2018.
Currently, Stark is the owner/operator of the LA Radio Studio (http://laradiostudio). The studio is developing new radio programs and podcasts, including the following shows: LA Radio Waves (http://laradiowaves.com), LA Radio Sessions (http://www.facebook.com/LARadioSessions/), Phil Hulett & Friends (http://philhulettandfriends.com) and several other programs. Get the full listing at the LA Radio Studio website.
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