Thursday, February 7, 2013

Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies - Leon Bibb

Leon Bibb (born October 5, 1944, in Butler, Alabama) is an American news anchor for WEWS-TV in Cleveland, OH and was a member of the BGSU Board of Trustees. Leon Bibb was the first black primetime news anchor in Ohio. Raised in Cleveland's Glenville area, and a graduate of Glenville High School on the city's east side, Bibb’s broadcasting career began during his student days at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Following graduation, he worked as a newspaper reporter at The Plain Dealer. After a year at WTOL-TV (Toledo), he accepted a news position at WCMH-TV in Columbus. Prior to joining WEWS-TV, Bibb worked at WKYC-TV as the weekend News Anchor and News Reporter. In 1986, he became Primary News Anchor for the Monday through Friday newscasts. Leon Bibb anchors the noon newscast at WEWS-TV, as well as hosting a Sunday morning show named Kalediscope which focuses on urban issues in Cleveland. In the early 2000s, Bibb did a series called "Our Hometown" where he focused on a historical sites in the Cleveland area. He is known to take a camera operator to talk about a story in his own perspective, and such stories are now featured on WEWS under the title of "My Ohio". If you support live Blues acts, up and coming Blues talents and want to learn more about Blues news and Fathers of the Blues, Like ---Bman’s Blues Report--- Facebook Page! I’m looking for great talent and trying to grow the audience for your favorites band! ”LIKE”

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