Radio great Joe Frank has died. He had a long radio career, including decades at KCRW. Frank’s storytelling influenced many young radio journalists, who had never heard anything quite like him before. This includes ‘This American Life’ host, Ira Glass, who shares what it was like to be a young production assistant for Frank.
Remembering radio legend Joe Frank
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Remembering Joe Frank
The late Joe Frank (Photo by Steve Laufer) Radio great Joe Frank has died. He had a long radio career, including decades at KCRW. Frank’s storytelling influenced many...
Producers:Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole
Photo of Joe Frank by Steve Laufer