WFBG-A/Altoona Morning Host Charlie Weston Dies At 65
May 4, 2015 at 4:36 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime ALTOONA market personality CHARLIE WESTON, who died FRIDAY (5/1) in ALTOONA after a battle with skin cancer at 65, according to the ALTOONA MIRROR.
WESTON (real name CHARLES WHETZEL) was most recently co-host of the morning show at FOREVER BROADCASTING News-Talk WFBG-A (BIG 1290)/ALTOONA; he previously hosted at crosstown News-Talk WRTA-A, for many years alongside STEVE CLARK and, later, DICK DIANDREA (CLARK recently returned after DIANDREA's retirement).
He was also known for calling high school sports play-by-play and in recent years for his weekly poker column in the MIRROR.