CBS Radio News' 'World News Roundup' Turns 75
March 11, 2013 at 9:38 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO NEWS’ “WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP” is celebrating its 75th anniversary this month with special shows on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY (3/12-13). The episodes will look at the show's 1938 debut and its evolution over the years. In addition, CBS NEWS will air coverage of the anniversary on "CBS THIS MORNING," "THE CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY," and CBSNews.com.
“In an era with so many choices for the latest news, 75 years is truly a remarkable milestone,” said HARVEY NAGLER VP of CBS NEWS/Radio. “We are so proud that this broadcast that started it all is still something millions of Americans depend on every day. By combining the great traditions of CBS NEWS with technology, our affiliates and their listeners receive relevant, accurate, immediate information they can trust, every day. From shortwave to satellites and from the MURROW Boys to multimedia platforms, THE WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP is still setting the standard for quality journalism.”