Sports Media

ED ARNOLD – The voice of the Sportswalk, Ed Arnold received a special Sportswalk Humanitarian Award for his achievements both inside and outside of sports. Arnold began his broadcasting career at the age of 14 in his hometown of Texarkana, Arkansas. He has won many awards, including an Emmy, the prestigious Golden Mike, and in 2007 Arnold was honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. In addition, Arnold has contributed to numerous charitable causes and volunteered extensively for organizations like the Boys & Girls Club, March of Dimes, the Southern California Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and California Special Olympics.

DOUG KRIKORIAN – Doug Krikorian has a strong place among the legends of Southern California sports media. He was a sportswriter for forty-four years – twenty- two at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner and twenty-two at the Long Beach Press-Telegram. In addition, Krikorian and the late Joe McDonnell started the McDonnell-Douglas Show, an L.A. sports talk radio show, which appeared on and off the airways from 1992 to 2005. Krikorian, covered twenty-six Super Bowls, twenty- five World Series, seventeen NBA Finals, three Olympic Games, and countless championship boxing matches. He has written two books, “Between the Bylines (The Life, Love and Loss of Los Angeles’s Most Colorful Sports Journalist)’’ and “Los Angeles Sports Memories.”

FRED ROGGIN – is a retired American sports anchor known best for his career at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, California, and afternoon show co-host at KLAC. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Roggin was also a sports talk radio host at KMPC in Los Angeles and previously hosted a morning sports show on KLAC with Los Angeles Times sports columnist T. J. Simers and Simers’ daughter Tracy. Roggin earned a collection of accolades during his career. He won dozens of awards, including 35 Los Angeles Emmy Awards, 30 Golden Mike Awards, five prestigious Associated Press Awards and numerous Los Angeles Press Club Awards for his sports segments, specials and series.