Mitch Carr has been part of the North Texas scene since arriving from Indiana in 1975. His radio career began as a teenager on KGBX-1260AM in Springfield, Missouri. Four years in the U.S. Air Force put Mitch on AFRTS radio and television in Japan as well as doing voiceover work on USAF training films.
After four years in the AF, Mitch moved to Indiana to attend Butler University and work in local radio. His campus claim to fame is having attended basketball games in the arena seen in the movie “Hoosiers”, although Gene Hackman was not around.
1975 meant KLIF in Dallas and then a call from the great Bud Stiker brought him to FM102…which soon became the powerhouse AOR station Q-102……Four years at the Q—-followed by a stint at KMGC and KIXK and Metro Traffic.
In 1985, Mitch joined the Ron Chapman Show on 103.7 KVIL. Mitch moved with Ron to 98.7 KLUV in September 2000 and then made the transition to Newsradio 1080 KRLD in the summer of 2009.
Mitch is married to Illeen and they enjoy travel, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with their daughter’s family (including two “perfect” grandchildren).
Mitch’s travels have taken him to the Great Wall of China, the Pyramids of Egypt as well as to Germany, France, Ireland, Morocco, Ecuador and many other exciting places.
Mitch lives in Garland and enjoys bugging his council representative and the code enforcement office.
North Texans will have a chance to go into full geek mode this weekend, as the Dallas Comic Con comes to the Irving Convention Center on October 19, 20 and 21.
Saturday offers a chance for North Texans to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs, and help prevent the dangers of prescription drug abuse.
Chris Matthews, the well known political pundit and commentator has a new book about President John F. Kennedy called “Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero.”
Halloween is a time for ghosts, goblins, vampires and ZOMBIES and author Matt Mogk is no stranger when it comes to writing about walking corpses.
As the network hits age 30 Rob Tannenbum and Craig Marks have a new book out about the history of the funky little TV channel that could.
The statue’s 125th birthday is Friday, October 28th and Park Ranger Dennis Mulligan says there is a lot going on- and renovations on the monument are also about to begin again.
She’s been on Broadway as Truvy in the original Steel Magnolias, a sadistic killer on the television his “Justified”.
What caused the great Zombie War? How did mankind survive? That’s the theme of the book “WORLD WAR – Z” by author Max Brooks.
CBS has a big hit with its new show “UNFORGETTABLE” which stars Dylan Walsh.
An attorney for Sarah Palin is threatening to sue over a new book that he says defamed the Palins and contains “a series of lies and rumors.”