Alan Scott Philadelphia Radio-TV




When WCAU-TV came on the air in early 1948, Scott moved from WCAU Radio to its TV station. He anchored their evening newscast and hosted their 1948 election coverage, part of which was carried over the CBS-TV network. Besides doing his WCAU Radio & TV work, in 1948, he was also featured regularly on "Philadelphia's Outstanding Women," carried over WPTZ, Channel 3 on Monday evenings from 9:30 to 9:45 pm. He was also on WPTZ on Saturdays just before Penn football. He had a 15 minute pre-game show called "Between the Goal Posts." Broadcast Pioneers member RACampbell worked at WFLN, WPBS and hung around at WRCV Radio. "In the late fifties I was a visitor to Alan Scott's WFIL radio studio in the Suburban station building. The idea was to interview celebrities as the came into Center City on the train. They had a street view window and you could see him and guests on the air". Alan Scott was on WFIL Radio from 8 pm until 1 am, daily in September of 1958.

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