KNSD’s Stephen “Randy” Mickler Dead

Past KNSD technical manager Randy Mickler died December 20 at the age of 56 after a long battle with cancer. According to his successor Dave MacKinnon, he had retired earlier in 2009. A San Diego Union-Tribune obituary said that Mickler had worked at channel 39 for 29 years and had received several Emmys for his creative work there. His wife Jane Clifford had achieved some notoriety herself as a columnist for the Union-Tribune.