Atlanta TV News Anchor Tom Wassell Dies; Started In Radio
November 11, 2009 at 5:08 PM (PT)
Condolences to former longtime WSB-TV/ATLANTA news anchor TOM WASSELL, who died FRIDAY of heart failure at 84, according to the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION.
WASSELL started his career in radio at WBRE-A/WILKES-BARRE, PA while in college before moving into television at WNEP-TV/SCRANTON in 1960-63, then joining WSB, where he worked until 1973 and hosted the "MONDAY NEWS CONFERENCE" show. He then became Information Officer for the GEORGIA Senate, retiring in 1992.