GENE BENDLER

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Eugene L "Gene" Brendler (born April 26, 1927 in Madison,
Wisconsin – Died January 17, 1998)

Pioneer Portland television personality Gene Brendler was probably
best known as the host of KPTV’s ”High Time” from 1956 to 1961. It
a teen-age rock ‘n roll show that was Portland’s version of “American
Bandstand”. He also did the “Northwest Bylines” program along with
public affairs spots for the same station. He also worked as KPTV’s
booth announcer, game show host, news director and public affairs
director. Brendler signed on with the KPTV in 1953, less than a year
after the station went on the air.

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