Roy Rowan, announcer and radio station broker

Rowan, a Michigan native, got his start with numerous radio stations in New York before moving to Hollywood and joining CBS Radio to work on programs ranging from news to music and game shows. After many years on staff at CBS Radio, Rowan left to freelance for CBS Television, beginning with Ball’s shows. He was the announcer and warm-up man for “I Love Lucy” (1951-57) and “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour” (1957-60).


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