July 16 or 17, 1963 in the Pratt News the following was printed:
New Managers Hired For Station KWNS
William J. Young of Phoenix, Ariz., has been named general manager of Pratt radio station KWNS. The announcement was made today by Bill Huffman, station owner.
Young is the second top staff member to be hired within the past month. Aubrey Mays took over duties as station manager in June.
Huffman is anticipating that with the personal addition, he will have more time to devote to public relations in interest of the station and to participation in civic affairs of the community.
Young will assume the duties of general manager immediately. In Phoenix, Ariz., he was engineer of television station KOOL, Channel 10. Previous to that, he was engineer of KTVI, Channel 2 in St.Louis, Mo. He has had 17 years experience in radio and television sales and engineering.
Young who is 38 years old, was born and raised in Belleville, Ill., and is a veteran of World War II.
Mays, who is 27, came here from Seminole, Tex., where he was station manager of radio station of KFTO. He has been in radio since 1954 in the Texas towns of Levelland, Plainview, Odessa, Midland, and Amarillo. As station manager of KWNS, he is in charge of time sales and supervisor personnel.
Mays is married and he had his wife, Tommeye, have three children, Mike 7; Sandra, 5; and Mitch 4.
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