Former Springfield, IL TV Anchor Don Hickman Dies; Hosted Radio Show At WMAY
November 23, 2011 at 4:23 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former NBC affiliate WICS-TV/SPRINGFIELD, IL anchor and News Director DON HICKMAN, who died SATURDAY (11/19) in SPRINGFIELD of natural causes at 74.
HICKMAN, who anchored at WICS (now an ABC affiliate) from 1972 through 2001 and previously worked in the MEMPHIS market at NBC affiliate WMC-TV, briefly hosted mornings at MID-WEST FAMILY Talk WMAY-A/SPRINGFIELD, IL after leaving television and before running for Mayor of the city. He later launched SPRINGFIELD SCENE MAGAZINE and was its Publisher until his passing.