Bob Teague, Reporter Who Helped Integrate TV News, is Dead

Teague was a seasoned newspaper reporter before he moved into network news

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be newsBob Teague, who was one of New York City’s first black television reporters, has died, the NY Times reports. He was 84.

Teague was hired by WNBC-TV  in 1963 and worked as a reporter, anchorman and producer for over thirty years. He died in New Brunswick, N.J.

Teague was often sent to black neighborhoods during the 60s and was the chief correspondent for “Harlem: Test for the North,” an hour-long documentary produced after Harlem riots of the 1960s.

Read more at the NY Times.