Eyewitness Newsman

Eyewitness Newsman

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What if television news reports presented their own reports on camera directly to the audience viewing at home? It was a radical idea in August of 1965. That's when KYW-TV Channel 3, Westinghouse Broadcasting in Philadelphia experimented with this concept. Today, it's the industry standard but it all started with Eyewitness News and a man by the name of Al Primo, the station's News Director. Al looked into the AFTRA contract and discovered there was nothing to prevent the station from using journalist on air with his own story and no talent fee be paid above their regular salary.Veteran Philadelphia broadcaster was anchor and to give the broadcast a young, uptempo feeling Al selected a cut from the movie soundtrack "From Russia With Love" to use as the theme. Read More
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