Kevin McCarthy (radio)

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Kevin McCarthy has been a radio-television personality in north Texas since Gordon McLendon brought him to Dallas as part of the original staff of KNUS/99 in 1972. He spent 14 years as a top-rated talk show host on the legendary KLIF before leaving in 2001 to start his own business, a multi-media marketing company.

He is the "Trusty Sidekick" co-host with Jerry Reynolds on the Car Pro Show ( on WBAP 820 AM and 1080 AM KRLD in Dallas/Ft. Worth, KNX 1070AM Los Angeles, WCBS 880 AM New York, News Talk 760 WJR AM Detroit, News Talk WRKO 680 AM Boston, KTRH 740 AM Houston, 1200 WOAI AM San Antonio, 590 KLBJ AM Austin. 1530 AM KFBK & 650 KSTE AM in Sacramento, KEX 1190 AM Portland, WTAM 1100 AM Cleveland, and over 2 dozen other cities. He also does voice-overs for commercials, industrial videos and documentaries; represented by the Mary Collins Agency in Dallas.

McCarthy developed his love for conversation while growing up working behind the soda fountain in his father's drugstore just down the street from the courthouse in Barbourville, Kentucky.

McCarthy was a charter inductee into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame in 2002, a five–time winner of the Dallas Press Club's "Katy" award for Best Talk Show in Texas and the 1995 American Women in Radio & Television's Dallas-Fort Worth Radio Personality of the Year. He was the Reunion Arena Voice of the Dallas Mavericks for 20 years.

Kevin resides in Plano, Texas--a suburb north of Dallas.

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