Harold “Hod” Grams came to St. Louis after working at a couple Iowa radio stations. His first job here was at KSD radio in 1938.as an announcer, becoming program director in 1943. In 1947 he was named to the same position at the market’s first television station, co-owned KSD-TV. After 10 years, Grams was promoted to general manager of the radio and TV stations. Ten years after that he became vice president in charge of all Pulitzer radio and television stations. He was also active in the NBC affiliates’ group, and was elected chairman of their board of delegates. Grams retired from broadcasting in 1979.