Loo Katz

Loo Katz With A HOUND Background – How It All Started

1969 – 2018 What a ride it’s been!

Back when I was at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, there was an opening for someone to do the morning announcements. I bolted down to the Office and the two guys who had been doing them, officially handed the job off to me. The radio bug was born.

It wasn’t long after that, when I created my own little radio station in my bedroom, WLMK 840AM. After my parents got sick of the noise and commotion, the high school principal allowed me to move the station to Kennedy. WJFK was born.

Fast forward to April 23rd, 2018 – the day HOUND RADIO was born. The name HOUND RADIO comes from two things – my love for basset hounds, and of course, radio. The dog thing started in 1964, when our family got a beagle named Bagel. Then, when I was single in 1982, I got my first basset, Sophie. And in 2005, the Katz Clan adopted Dixie. I dedicate this website in her memory.

And NOW you know.

Loo

Arch Campbell

Arch Campbell has reported on movies, theatre and entertainment in Washington D.C. and nationally since the 1970′s. The Washington Post calls him a “local legend.” His career includes 32 years at NBC and NBC4 television, as well as 8 years with WJLA-TV News and sister station News Channel 8. His movie and entertainment reports continue as he co- hosts the podcast “At The Movies With Arch Campbell, Jen Chaney & Loo Katz”.

Campbell moved to D.C. from his native Texas in 1974, joining NBC-owned WRC-TV News as a feature reporter. He went on to create that station’s entertainment beat, hosting twice-daily segments on the local news. NBC syndicated Arch’s movie reviews nationally. From 1985-1990, he hosted The Arch Campbell Show, a late night comedy forum and ratings hit which won more than a dozen EMMY awards.

In 2007, Arch brought his movie and theater reviews to ABC-7 News. He created The Arch Campbell Show for News Channel 8, a comedy entertainment show which grew into the channel’s most watched program.

In 2015, Washingtonian Magazine named him a “Washingtonian of the Year” as one of the city’s leading arts advocates. He has won eight EMMY awards. The National Capitol Radio TV Museum honored him with the Ed Walker Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

Arch supports several Washington, D.C. charities including the Avalon Theatre, Sibley Hospital and the Community Foundation for Greater Washington. A Colon Cancer survivor, he mentors patients going through treatment and advocates for colonoscopies. He and his wife Gina sponsor the Jean Longwith Scholarship Fund at San Antonio College in his home town. Arch graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV/Film and a Master’s degree in Journalism.

Arch Campbell

Arch Campbell has reported on movies, theatre and entertainment in Washington D.C. and nationally since the 1970′s. The Washington Post calls him a “local legend.” His career includes 32 years at NBC and NBC4 television, as well as 8 years with WJLA-TV News and sister station News Channel 8. His movie and entertainment reports continue as he co- hosts “At The Movies With Arch and Loo And A Cast Of Thousands”, a new podcast.

Campbell moved to D.C. from his native Texas in 1974, joining NBC-owned WRC-TV News as a feature reporter. He went on to create that station’s entertainment beat, hosting twice-daily segments on the local news. NBC syndicated Arch’s movie reviews nationally. From 1985-1990, he hosted The Arch Campbell Show, a late night comedy forum and ratings hit which won more than a dozen EMMY awards.

In 2007, Arch brought his movie and theater reviews to ABC-7 News. He created The Arch Campbell Show for News Channel 8, a comedy entertainment show which grew into the channel’s most watched program.

In 2015, Washingtonian Magazine named him a “Washingtonian of the Year” as one of the city’s leading arts advocates. He has won eight EMMY awards. The National Capitol Radio TV Museum honored him with the Ed Walker Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.

Arch supports several Washington, D.C. charities including the Avalon Theatre, Sibley Hospital and the Community Foundation for Greater Washington. A Colon Cancer survivor, he mentors patients going through treatment and advocates for colonoscopies. He and his wife Gina sponsor the Jean Longwith Scholarship Fund at San Antonio College in his home town. Arch graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV/Film and a Master’s degree in Journalism.

Faith Lapidus

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Karen Parnes

REAL ESTATE TIPS is from local DMV real estate broker, Karen Parnes. Her weekly feature includes helpful topics from buying or selling your place, to the best ways to get a great interest rate, and much more.