Original KFWB Anchor Don Herbert Dies
February 4, 2008 at 5:26 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime News KFWB anchor DON HERBERT, who died SATURDAY of complications from colon surgery in BURBANK at 72. HERBERT, born HERB ROSENBLUM, worked in the LITTLE ROCK market and at WTOP-A/WASHINGTON before becoming one of the original anchors on KFWB upon its flip to the all-News format on MARCH 11, 1968. He retired in 1998 and later wrote a book, "WE'LL HAVE MORE MUSIC RIGHT AFTER THE NEWS."
Donations in lieu of flowers are being accepted in HERBERT's name by GERMAN SHEPHERD RESCUE OF ORANGE COUNTY, 177F Riverside Ave., Suite 143, NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92663. HERBERT's passing was initially reported by LARADIO.COM.