As we reported yesterday, one of the original HLN (formerly Headline News, and before that CNN2) anchors signed off yesterday.
Chuck Roberts joined the network before it went on the air in 1982. One of his colleagues, Bob Parker who worked at HLN for 24 years and is now at The Weather Channel, uploaded the first CNN2 broadcast from January 1, 1982 co-anchored by Roberts … without a TelePrompTer, apparently.
Also listen closely at the beginning of the YouTube clip to hear who was covering the Times Square ball drop. Before Anderson Cooper there was….
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