published Friday, July 20th, 2012

CBS News segment on Luther Masingill bumped again

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    Luther Masingill, 90, sits in his recording studio between his microphone and his typewriter, which he uses to type up manuscripts at WDEF.
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The “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” will devote much of its program tonight to the shootings in Colorado and will therefore not run the planned segment on local radio and television personality Luther Masingill, according to Doris Ellis, program and community service director at WDEF-TV 12.

The segment was done July 9 and 10 by CBS news correspondent Steve Hartman and focuses on Masingill’s 72 years on work at WDEF and his induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

Ellis said officials at CBS did not know when the segment would run, but that they would give the local affiliate advance notice.

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Barry Courter is staff reporter and columnist for the Times Free Press. He started his journalism career at the Chattanooga News-Free Press in 1987. He covers primarily entertainment and events for ChattanoogaNow, as well as feature stories for the Life section. Born in Lafayette, Ind., Barry has lived in Chattanooga since 1968. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in broadcast journalism. He previously was ...

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