Invoice Keene (1927 – April 5, 2000) was a tv and radio persona who turned well-known within the Los Angeles, California market as a visitors and climate announcer. He was significantly identified for his colourful humorous visitors reviews which included quite a few puns and he turned a fixture in Los Angeles broadcasting.
His Los Angeles broadcasting profession started in 1957 at KNXT-TV (now KCBS-TV) as a climate reporter. He’s credited with serving to pioneer the station’s hourlong information format. Throughout the identical interval he additionally reported the climate on the sister radio operation KNX (AM). Later he hosted the daytime tv selection present “Keene at Midday” which was later known as “The Invoice Keene Present.”
In 1976 he began working full-time at KNX the place he turned one of many first common radio reporters in Los Angeles.
Puns turned an everyday a part of his broadcasts. For instance, when a ladder was reported on the freeway he would announce “Be careful for rung means drivers” and “Don’t fear, the freeway patrol will probably be taking steps to take away that ladder.”
Keene retired in 1993. He died in his sleep in Tucson, Arizona in 2000, months after struggling a stroke.