Street Named After Chattanooga's 'Luther'
April 9, 2010 at 4:27 AM (PT)
CHATTANOOGA radio and TV "living legend" LUTHER MASINGILL was honored THURSDAY (4/8) with the renaming of part of Broad Street in CHATTANOOGA the "LUTHER MASINGILL Parkway" by a unanimous TENNESSEE General Assembly. The honor includes the stretch of road in front of the studios where MASINGILL works.
LUTHER started hosting mornings at WDEF radio on DECEMBER 31st, 1940. He continues in mornings on BAHAKEL AC WDEF-F (SUNNY 92.3)/CHATTANOOGA to this day and also appears on MORRIS COMMUNICATIONS CBS affiliate WDEF-TV, where he has also worked since its 1954 sign-on.