Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Linda Ellerbee to retire

Linda Ellerbee
Linda Ellerbee, who went from “NBC News Overnight” anchor to “Nick News” on Nickelodeon channel for 25 years, the longest-running children’s program, will retire this month.

Nickelodeon will air a “Nick News” retrospective at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Like most of us, she got fired – from the Dallas bureau of the Associated Press in 1972, for accidentally putting her chatty newsletter on the national wire.

Then came Houston’s KHOU-CBS, New York’s WCBS-TV, NBC News in 1974, ABC network, NBC and Nickelodeon.

To read Rich Heldenfels’ BJ article on Ellerbee’s retirement, click on

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