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Updated Jul 14, 2014 - 11:49 am

What was it like to cover the OJ Simpson trial?

A lot of people would like to be a professional writer. After all, just about everyone has a "Great American Novel" buried somewhere deep inside.

Imagine having a career that encompassed writing on the spiritual aspects of mankind in The Catholic Sun, but starting as a journalist at a tabloid scandal sheet like the National Enquirer.

One of the first stories Chris Benguhe was told to cover was what came to be the crime of the century followed by the trial of the century -- OJ Simpson accused of a double murder.

What's it like to write daily columns about the biggest news story of the day… and did O.J. really do it?

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He's done it all -- and keeps doing it. His career in local Arizona radio and television dates back the late 60s. Pat always stimulates with his thought provoking, opinionated, and entertaining commentaries on the Arizona Morning News while hosting award-winning talkshows like "The McMahon Group" and "The God Show."

"The McMahon Group" features an unpredictable all-star panel where three people from the community get together and give their thoughts on the news of the week. He also hosts "The God Show" on Sunday's where he talks about all aspects of spirituality.

Pat is also well known outside of radio because of his multifaceted career as an actor, producer, recording artist, writer, broadcaster, and one-third of the legendary comedy team that was on TV for 35 years in Arizona, "The Wallace and Ladmo Show."

Through the many experiences of his professional life, Pat has been richly rewarded with 7 Emmys, major national and international radio awards as well as numerous civic, educational, religious and humanitarian awards. Pat was also a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Ottawa University, the Arizona Broadcasters Lifetime achievement Award, and has his bronze likeness hanging in the rotunda of the Herberger Theater in recognition of his contributions to Communications & The Arts.


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