Garth grew up in the San Fernando Valley. In 1978, while attending Metro State University in Denver, Garth stopped at a local radio station promotion and asked for a job. Hearing his booming voice, the station manager hired him on the spot.
Within two years Garth was offered the evening show on WAPP-FM New York. After stints in Miami, Houston and Denver, he wound up in 1992 at KQRS-FM in Minneapolis. In October 1997, after 19 years away from the Southland, Garth accepted a position with KLOS-FM.
Garth does a great deal of charity work for the community. He donates much of his spare time and effort to the cause of animal adoption. His adopt-a-pet segment on Eyewitness News has helped many animals find new homes. He also is very involved in the station's Spark of Love toy drive, which collects toys for underprivileged children during the Christmas holiday season.
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Garth Kemp
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
Our Pet of the Week on Thursday, June 25, is a 3-year-old female Maltese mix named Rosalie. Please give her a good home!
Our Pet of the Week for Thursday, June 18, 2015 is a 6-year-old Chihuahua, Dachshund mix named Bodi. Please give him his forever home!
Our Pet of the Week on Tuesday, June 16, is a 1-year-old Shih Tzu mix named Jimmy. Please give him a good home!
The 'Sleepover at the Shelter' event in Downey aims to raise funds and awareness for the many pets waiting to be adopted into a loving home.
Our Pet of the Week on Thursday, June 11, is a 5-year-old female Miniature Pinscher mix named Peppermint. Please give her a good home!