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Former Radio DJ Gets Oscar for Best Director

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Here’s a bit of inspiration for DJs and radio people who are stuck and think there is no life after radio….a former Rock DJ in Mexico, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, 51, was behind the mic again on Sunday but this time it was to accept an award for Best Director for the dark comedy Birdman a story about a washed up superhero trying to revive his career, starring Michael Keaton. Inarritu is the second Mexican director in a row to get the honor.  He left radio in the 90s.

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CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.

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