WTTG-TV Air check Booth Announcements 1960

In the early 1960's television booth announcements were all transmitted live and announcers worked 8 hour shifts. WTTG-TV5 was Washington DC's independent station but carried early Dumont network programs. It was owned by Metropolitan Broadcasting (John W Kluge) and was sister station to WNEW-TV New York and KTLA-TV Los Angeles. Later MetroMedia became the corporate name. Today WTTG-TV is the FOX TV affiliate in Washington DC. Here is a live booth audio segment with movie close, break, prom ...

1960 AirCheck at Archive.org (Features voices of staff announcers at the time: Dick Morgan, Alan Campbell and Bill Johnson) Located in Raleigh Hotel, downtown Washington, DC.

Interview with Lee Reynolds / Cap'n Tugg WTTG-TV 1950s

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