Loy Engelhardt has been in radio for 53 years and over the past 41 years has become the “Voice of the Winslow Dawg’s” on Winslow’s radio station KINO. His play by play has brought the action to life for his listeners whether they are watching the game in person or listening at home. He is owner and general manager of the station, but his role goes far beyond that. Through the decades, Winslow has lost its local newspaper and daily circular; however, Loy has remained dedicated to providing Winslow and the surrounding community with multiple local newscasts daily as well as delivering the play by play of more than 100 local high school games annually. KINO has employed more than 200 Winslow High School graduates many of whom Loy remains in contact with today.
Despite a heart attack and stroke, Loy does not know what an eight hour day is let alone a forty hour week. Loy continues to wear numerous hats as a small business owner and broadcaster. Radio today may not be as hectic as it once was thanks to computers and automation, but Loy stays busy as KINO’s only full time employee. Why does he keep up the pace at 77 years of age? He would say it is because the merchants and listeners in Winslow and the surrounding community that have afforded him his dream job! We can’t wait to induct Loy Engelhardt into the Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame this September!