Former CBS Newsman Joseph Dembo Dies
March 15, 2010 at 4:34 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former CBS NEWS reporter, executive, and producer JOSEPH DEMBO, who died TODAY (3/15) of cancer at 83.
DEMBO joined CBS in 1960 after working at NBC NEWS and served as Correspondent, Exec. Producer of the "CBS MORNING NEWS" on TV, ROME Bureau Chief, and the VP/GM of WCBS-A/NEW YORK when the station flipped to its present all-News format.
He also served as an Acting President of NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO and on NPR's Board of Directors. In recent years, he was on the faculty of FORDHAM UNIVERSITY and lectured for the NEW YORK COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES.