Fred Bronson

Casey Kasem

Industry Reacts to Casey Kasem's Death

Just as some Star Trek viewers were inspired to follow science as a career or become astronauts, some of Casey Kasem’s most avid listeners pursued their dreams of working in radio. Billboard reached out to some key industry folks to find out what Kasem meant to their lives and their profession.
Casey Kasem

When I First Met Casey Kasem: A Personal Tribute

As a teenager, I listened to Casey Kasem, but not on American Top 40. Before he came up with the idea of doing a national countdown, he was a local DJ on KRLA, one of the two leading Top 40 stations in Los Angeles, along with KFWB.