The following morning when I showed up at the grey, shabby, rundown 'EEI newsroom to relieve him on the desk, he had taped hand-drawn pictures of plants and artwork above the folders and cart racks.His answer to my unspoken question: "I just wanted you to feel at home." It sounds like he had a full and satisfying life before his accident and illness.I've been around long enough (first day reporting at WBBM was February 10, 1969 under the guidance of Van Gordon Sauter) so I know, or have known of, many of the people on which you have reported over the years.Good memories of good times from the early days of all news to the present. Dick Helton Morning Show Host and Senior Political Correspondent KNX-CBS Radio, 1070 AM ong-time newswriter, editor, and producer, Mary Ellen Porrazzo, after leaving WCBS, taught journalism at Hofstra University on Long Island. A graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern, she was 65. Here are two of her poems: Chaos, confusion Self-importance Delusion Blaring bands Frozen smiles In the heat Mary Ellen's obituary can be found HERE arty, beloved long-time WCBS news producer, died in New Jersey on Monday, Nov. He rose from the ranks of the newspaper business to work afternoon drive for many years.Indeed, a far cry from covering state budgets, trials and fires, but no complaints. Please tell Dave Levin, Bob Gibson, Marty Duskin (who I called "Skipper") and that pesky nighttime caller Lou Freizer (kidding) that I said hello!Perhaps one day I can sneak back out to Teaneck and join the Board.
Irene has covered many of the biggest court trials of the past 50 years..OJ to Gotti [New York mob figure].
If there is nat sound in heaven - Lou will find it! I commute four days a week from my home in Milford, CT.
" --Bernard Gershon, former WCBS assistant news director - BOB VOSBURGH, 2/24/15. After my less-than-glamorous departure from Newsradio 88, I joined a small foodservice publication in Hackensack, NJ, then moved on to a national B2B trade pub, Supermarket News (at that time owned by Fairchild Publications of Women's Wear Daily fame), then left after 15 years there to assume my present position. I am glad to see you look great and am active with the others.
She ran up to me, gave me a huge hug and dragged me into the CBS reception, introducing me as "a CBSer" even though I'd been at the competition for years.) - ALEXANDRA BENNETT CANNADY, 7/11/16. I was a kid working at WCBS-AM in the late '80s and reading about the passing of Mike Ludlum left a knot in my throat. (cue flashback sequence) : Mike: Alexandra, you're never going to make it in this business. (I was devastated.) Mike: You don't smoke and you don't drink coffee.
Two things you need to do to survive in this line of work. And seeing the photos of Art Athens and Gi Gi Birdas and Rona Landy -- WOW. Best, Alexandra rewitt, who was 68, died of cancer at his home in Manhattan on April 11, 2015.