Wanda Ramey's Hall of Fame Video Bio

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Date
2010
Main contributor
Ramey, Wanda
Summary
Video bio of Wanda Ramey, inducted to Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2010. 

Producer/Voice-over: Gene Slaymaker; 
Post-production: DreamVision Media Partners;

Ramey was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, and graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in radio before moving to California. She was hired as a secretary at an Oakland radio station and became program manager. Later, she moved to KGO-TV in 1952 and became the first woman news anchor in the western U.S. as co-anchor of the noon news for KPIX-TV in San Francisco. In 1967, she served as correspondent for Voice of America and National Educational television (PBS). The recipient of many awards, Ramey died at the age of 84 in 2009.
--Words from the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers
Contributor
Slaymaker, Gene
Publishers
Indiana Broadcast Pioneers; KGO-TV; KPIX-TV; PBS
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 Identifier
Other: IBHA.IBP.0085

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