Thursday, September 25, 2014

Colleagues Mourn Loss of John Slattery

Lou Young broke the news to many on Twitter this morning:

At the age of 63, veteran CBS 2 News reporter John Slattery died suddenly in his Westchester home this morning.  The station reported that he had battled heart problems.

Slattery was just short of marking 30 years at the station, having joined WCBS-TV in October 1984.  He had previously spent five years at WABC-TV and earlier at WCAU in Philadelphia.

At noon, Chris Wragge and Mary Calvi reported the sad news:

Maurice DuBois and Kristine Johnson tossed to Dana Tyler to look back at Slattery's career on CBS 2 News at 5:00:

At 6:00, Dick Brennan reported the story and spoke with former colleagues Jim Ryan and Tony Guida:


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