Steve Cannon Broadcast Artist

Steve (Bernard) Cannon (1927–2009) was an American radio personality who spent the bulk of his career hosting a drive time talk show in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 3pm-6pm and 3pm-7pm. He hosted the "Cannon Mess" on WCCO Radio - 830 AM from "the basement studio. Cannon had a regular cast of voiced characters known as his "Lil Cannons" that included Ma Linger, Backlash Larue and Morgan Mundane, through which he provided comedic relief as well as commentary on the topics of the day. Cannon often went against what he called "the crack management staff at CCO". He spent 26 years on the Radio at WCCO, before he retired in 1997. He was made a member of the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2002. Previous to WCCO, Cannon had been heard in Minneapolis-St. Paul on KSTP-AM and WLOL, and in San Francisco on KGO. Steve Cannon died, aged 81, on April 6, 2009, from cancer.

Personal details

Date of birth
1927
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
April 6th, 2009 at age of 82
Cause of death
Cancer
Ethnicity
White
Places lived
Stillwater , Minnesota
pop. 18,674 (2013)
Iron Range Township , Minnesota
Bemidji , Minnesota
pop. 14,435 (2013)
Duluth , Minnesota
pop. 86,128 (2013)
Mason City , Iowa
pop. 27,704 (2013)
Milwaukee , Wisconsin
pop. 599,164 (2013)

Employments

Company Founded Positions
KSTP
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WLOL
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KARE
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KSTP-TV
1948
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Other people associated with KSTP-TV
Journalist
WMIN
1953
WCCO
1922
1971 - 1997
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Wikipedia

Check Steve Cannon on wikipedia.

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