1943-47 information officer, American embassy, Madrid
1948-52 writer CBS NYC
1953-55 writer Eisenhower White House staff. 1955-56 Spec Asst to Deputy Director of US information office. 1956 Spec Asst in White House Office.
1957-67 gen mgr radio stations WBBF-AM-FM. Rochester NY.
1967-present President Empire Broadcasting Corp, San Jose CA
Active in San Jose community activities: serves or served as director on boards of Symphony Silicon Valley, San Jose Rotary Club (president 1991), San Jose Chamber of Commerce (chair 1996); Lincoln Law School, Silicon Valley Leadership Foundation.
KLIV-AM went dark in January of 2019. Currently, Bob Kieve want to give the signal and station liciences to the City of San Jose.