Hoot as Radio personality Brad Edwards, spent his boyhood in both Oregon and California, and is now back home, living in Santa Barbara County, writing under his given name, Claude “Hoot” Hooten. As a boy, all the young Hooten wanted, was to be on the radio.
Radio and the world of broadcasting was his escape from reality, as well as a career and his chance to “be somebody," his career took him back and forth across the United States with a harrowing and even hilarious side trip, working for the Republic of Iran.
Drunk & Disorderly, Again, “My name is Hoot, I’m an alcoholic,” reveals how he beat his demons and went on to fame and fortune. The book is a roadmap to sobriety and a shortcut to a better life.
Brad Edwards (Hoot) – KFI - KGBS - KUTE 102 - KDAY - KGFJ - Los Angeles – "93 Q Morning Zoo" - 610 KILT 104.1 FM KRBE Houston – Nominated to the Texas Radio Hall of Fame - Hot 105.1 Miami – K/102 - KHEY El Paso - TV 4 CBS (reporter/booth) El Paso, Texas and NBC TV 4 Miami (sound & announcer) A variety of formats including – News Talk – Has a doctorate in drunkology. KBOM Santa Fe, New Mexico - owner operator.
Over the years, "Hoot" has entertained and was the alarm clock to millions of listeners on his morning shows coast to coast.
Enjoy these "Air Checks" and hear Hoot being interviewed about Drunk & Disorderly, Again - by radio hosts across the country.