Liz Bishop, longtime anchor at WRGB, said Decker had the ability to see a “hidden light” in the people he hired. She was one of those hires, joining WRGB in the mid-1970s.
“He never gave up on people,” Bishop said. “I look back on myself and say I was just a kid doing weekend sports and there weren’t any women doing that. It was tough, it was hard, all these guys who didn’t want a woman delivering their sports news or writing angry letters. The potential was there for Don to say, ‘You know, I don’t know, this may be offending or annoying more people. It may not be working.’ But he never did that. Read more
Manhattan Neighborhood Network is looking for a Media Education Coordinator. next job WBNS 10TV is looking for a Weekend Evening Anchor. next job WPIX 11 is looking for a Web Producer, Per Diem. next job WBNS-TV is looking for a Reporter. next job This Old House, Time Inc is looking for a This Old House TV-Head of Ratings, Research & Synd. next job WDCW is looking for a Sr. Producer / Editor. next job NBCUniversal is looking for a Sr Coordinator , Ad Sales Marketing. next job Viacom is looking for a Assistant Licensing Manager. see all