Faded Sandpaper

Larry Schnebly


Larry retired in 1994 after a long career in television management and broadcasting including early work for KGPH & KWRZ Radio in Flagstaff and ultimately retired from KGUN TV9, Tucson’s ABC affiliate in April 1994, after 34 years in varied areas from On-Air, to Sales Management, Production Manager and Program Director.

in Tucson. Larry also worked as the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, the editor of PINE and the Director of Housing for Northern Arizona University early in his career. Larry has received numerous honors and awards over the years including induction in both Silver and Gold Society of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as well as induction into the Arizona Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame and the 1952 Gold Axe Award from NAU. He has organization affiliations including Grand Canyon Trust, Southern Arizona Roadrunners, and Adlerian Society of Arizona. He is president of the board for the Beckner Foundation and has co-hosted the Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon since 1969. As he has for 50 years, Larry continues to speak publicly on topics related to media and communications. Larry and his wife Lee live in Tucson and have four children and three grandchildren.