Vicki Weger's Hall of Fame Video Bio

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Date
2013
Main contributor
Weger, Vicki
Summary
Video bio of Vicki Weger, inducted to Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2013.

Producer: Vicki Weger; 
Narrator: Ed Hopkins; 
Editor: Mike Latta;

Vicki Weger traveled with her dad’s “Harry Weger and the Big Ten Western Feature” shows that signed on in 1955 on WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana. She performed in many shows across the country. In 1978, she began freelancing as a newspaper, radio and TV journalist, and in 1982 was hired at WTHI-TV. There she worked the assignment desk and later became the station’s managing editor, taking her freelancing work to the network level with travels to many foreign countries and coverage of notable domestic stories.  In 1998 she moved to Chicago as a full-time freelance producer for “The PBS NewsHour” and “Religion & Ethics” and similar work for NBC and ABC.
--Words from the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers
Contributors
Weger, Vicki; Hopkins, Ed; Latta, Mike
Publishers
Indiana Broadcast Pioneers; WTHI-TV; NBC; ABC
Genre
News
Subject
Broadcasting--United States--History
Location
Indiana
Collection
Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Collection
Unit
Indiana Broadcast History Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
In Copyright
Terms of Use
Permission to stream this video was provided by Indiana Broadcast Pioneers
Related Item
Indiana Broadcast Pioneers 
Other Identifiers
Accession Identifier: IBHA.IBP.0053; Other: IBHA.IBP.0053

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