Veteran Newsman Art Browne Dies
November 21, 2011 at 4:22 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of veteran radio and TV newsman ART BROWNE, who died FRIDAY (11/18) in BUCKS COUNTY, PA, according to the INTELLIGENCER of DOYLESTOWN, PA.
BROWNE started his career at the old PERTH AMBOY EVENING NEWS and then moved into radio at WCTC-A/NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ. After a stint at the old NEW YORK JOURNAL AMERICAN, he became a newsman at WNEW-A (1961-63) and the ABC RADIO NETWORK (1964). He later moved to ABC O&O WABC-TV/NEW YORK as Sports Director for "Eyewitness News," and served as National Editor for ABC NEWS, News Director at ABC affiliate WTNH-TV/NEW HAVEN, Managing Editor at CBS affiliate WDVM-TV (now WUSA-TV)/WASHINGTON, VP of NEWSLINK and NBC's VIZNEWS, and Senior Editor at CNN.
In addition, BROWNE produced a syndicated version of radio's "MAKE BELIEVE BALLROOM" and called ARMY football on the MUTUAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM.