Larry Schnebly

Larry Schnebly
Northern Arizona University


'52 BS, Northern Arizona University

Years of service



Larry retired in 1994 after a long career in television management and broadcasting including early work for KGPH & KWRZ RADIO in Flagstaff and ultimately KGUN TV in Tucson. Larry also worked as the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, the editor of PINE and the Director of Housing for Northern Arizona University early in his career. Larry has received numerous honors and awards over the years including both Silver and Gold Society memberships of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, as well as induction into the Arizona Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame. But the honor that means the most to Larry is his 1952 Gold Axe Award from NAU. He has organization affiliations including Grand Canyon Trust, Southern Arizona Roadrunners, and Adlerian Society of Arizona. He is president of the board for the Beckner Foundation and has co-hosted the Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon since 1969. As he has for 50 years, Larry continues to speak publicly on topics related to media and communications. Larry and his wife Lee live in Tucson and have four children and three grandchildren.