Russ Withers Dies At 76
January 27, 2014 at 4:00 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of WITHERS BROADCASTING CO. founder and former NAB Radio Board Chairman RUSS WITHERS, who died FRIDAY night at his home in MOUNT VERNON, IL at 76.
NAB EVP/Communications DENNIS WHARTON said, "RUSS WITHERS was a true original. He was a stalwart in defense of local broadcasting, colorful with a quote, and comfortable in the halls of Congress and at the FCC advocating on NAB's behalf. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter DANA and the entire WITHERS BROADCASTING family."
WITHERS BROADCASTING owns 30 radio stations and 6 TV stations.