Faded Sandpaper

Robert Davies


Robert ‘Bob’ Davies worked at KOOL Radio & TV (now KTSP TV) for 26 years. Bob’s many television assignments included weatherman, host, narrator, commentator, radio announcer. Fiesta Bowl parade emcee, program director and finally vice president.

On the radio, Bob’s many hats included disc jockey and sports coverage of the Phoenix Open and ASU football, basketball and baseball.

After KOOL sold, Bob went to work as the Vice President of Community Affairs for Times Mirror Cable, and then on to the Sun Angel Foundation, a booster group for ASU since 1969. Bob served on the Fiesta Bowl board, including being President in 1983. He also served on the boards of Florence Crittenden, Boys & Girls Club, Boy Scouts of America, and the ASU Alumni Association.

Davies was inducted in to the Arizona Broadcasters’ Hall of Fame and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter’s Gold Circle Society, where he also served as chapter president in the mid 1960’s.