Former WHO/Des Moines Newsman Jack Shelley Dies
September 15, 2010 at 12:50 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former WHO-A and WHO-TV/DES MOINES newsman JACK SHELLEY, who died TUESDAY (9/14) at 98, according to the DES MOINES REGISTER.
SHELLEY was heard on WHO radio from 1935, when he joined the station from the CLINTON HERALD, through 1965, when he joined the faculty at IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY. He became News Director in 1940 and remained in that post until he left WHO, served as the station's war correspondent in EUROPE in 1944, and added News Director duties for WHO-TV when it signed on the air in 1954. He retired from IOWA STATE in 1982.