Richard E. Hunt HOF

Richard E. Hunt


2005 HALL OF FAME WINNER Richard E. Hunt (1920 – 2002) Hunt was born IN Troy, Ohio and served in the Pacific Theater during World War I. In 1947, he was one of the organizers of the first radio station in Piqua and Miami County under the call letters WPTW-AM. In the 1950’s, Hunt added several Michigan radio stations to his growing media empire. Hunt partnered with several local citizens in 1965 to establish Piqua’s and the area’s first cable television company, Valley Antenna Systems. In 1984, he created the Miami County Foundation to provide support for county citizens.