Loo Katz


Born in Alexandria, Virginia and a life-long resident of the metro Washington area. Married with two, grown children.


Started one of the first high school radio stations in the D.C. metro area

Has worked in various areas of the broadcasting business:

• On air (His first love)
• Programming & Operations
• Engineering
• Promotions & Marketing

TIMELINE (All in the D.C. metro area)

1971 WGTS-FM (On-air volunteer)
1972 WMUC (On-air at the University of Maryland – College Park)
1973 WEAM-AM, WEEL-AM, WEZR-FM (On-air)
1974 WOHN-AM (Program Director & on-air)
NBC Washington (Radio Studio Engineer WRC-AM & WKYS-FM)
1976 WWDC-AM (Production/Programming & on-air)
1980 WAVA-FM (Production)
1982 WPGC (Promotions/On-air)
1984 WAVA-FM (On-air)
1989 WMZQ-FM (On-air)
1989 WRQX-FM (Production & On-air)
2000 WASH-FM (On-air)


Past host for:

• Leukemia Ball & Light-The- Night fund raisers
• National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
• American Heart Association’s Greater Washington Heart Walk
• Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure


  1. Warren hutton

    Good morning Loo. So glad to hear you on the radio.. Ofc.Hutton. Have a great day.

    • LooK

      Howdy Warren!

      Thanks for your kind words. Please spread the word about HOUND RADO!


  2. Cool!!!!!! Good luck to all.

    • LooK

      Hey Frank!

      Thanks for the good wishes. Hope all is well with you!


  3. Lori Hall

    I didn’t realize you were with WPGC, WAVA and WMZQ. What a storied past you’ve had. Regardless, your on-air persona is a welcome friend every day. So glad you are baaaaaaack … and better than ever. Love the variety of music, comedy, news, weather. CONGRATS on a very successful launch of Hound Radio. Woof Woof!

    • LooK


      Yea, been around the RADIO Beltway for sure. It’s great being back, and even greater knowing dedicated folks like you are out there giving HOUND RADIO a chance. I really appreciate it!


  4. Mary M Revis

    Just a HOWLING success!! So happy to be listening to you again my friend. Great music line up and mix. Love every minute listening and it’s a big part of my day. Thank you to Loo and the gang for this wonderful gem…HoundRadio..WHOOF WHOOF!

  5. Virginia

    So glad I found you “back”. I always been fascinated by your stories. I found out about “Hound Radio” just now. I love the name since I have a beagle basset hound myself. I will try to get more familiar with this internet/radio thing! So happy to have you back (and that you like hounds too)

  6. hey loo

    my’s name is ben ridulfo i am a first time listener from port st.lucie florida

    cool station man

    do you have a turntable

    i like to hear the eagles life in the fast lane

    do you have it on vinyl or mp3

    please play at 6:15am tomorrow morning

    love your buddy

    ben ridulfo

  7. Hi Lou!!

    I remember you from the old days at WPGC and WAVA!!! So great to see you are still around the DC area. You are one of the classics!!

    Best of luck to you, Lou!


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