Luther Masingill, 72 Years And Counting On WDEF, Profiled On CBS-TV
July 27, 2012 at 11:48 AM (PT)
BAHAKEL COMMUNICATIONS AC WDEF/CHATTANOOGA, TN morning icon LUTHER MASINGILL will be featured on the CBS EVENING NEWS as the world’s longest-running radio personality TONIGHT at 6:30p ET. MASINGILL, who has been doing mornings at WDEF since DECEMBER 31st, 1940, will be inducted into the NATIONAL RADIO HALL OF FAME in NOVEMBER.
MASINGILL is also the only radio personality to be live, on the air, during the PEARL HARBOR attacks and the terrorist attacks of SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001.
The segment is part of the CBS ‘On The Road’ series that was originated by the late CHARLES KURALT. The story is also set to air this weekend on "CBS SUNDAY Morning."