History of American Broadcasting

WHAT’s NEW: An article by Jim Hilliker about Frank Bull, Los Angeles sportscasting pioneer, was added on Nov. 21, 2016, here. Included are some audio clips from a 1953 football broadcast by him.

AM broadcasting history

FM broadcasting history

TV broadcasting history

Sound Files


This site is maintained by Jeff Miller. I also maintain these sites: History of Broadcasting in West Virginia, Some History of Tampa-St. Petersburg Radio, and a page about WDBS, the old campus radio station at Duke University.