This is a picture of famed Philadelphia news anchor Larry Kane, a member of the Broadcast Pioneers. It was taken in 1959, when Florida high school student Kane worked nights as a radio news reporter for WQAM in Miami.
Larry started with the station in 1957 as a high school football reporter. After awhile, he worked his way into the news department as a gopher, writer and finally a part-time newscaster (at age 17).
From the official archives of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
Photo originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member Larry Kane
Picture is from Larry's personal collection and
appeared in his book "Larry Kane's Philadelphia,"
published by the Temple University Press
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