LA TV News Veteran Stan Chambers Retires at 87

By kevin 

Legendary local newsman Stan Chambers announced his retirement from KTLA after 63 years with the station. He made the announcement on Wednesday, his 87th birthday.

Chambers 1949 reporting on a child who’d fallen into an abandoned well is recognized as the first live coverage of a breaking news story. He was also there for the first live telecast of an atomic bomb test.

FishbowlLA has more on the announcement and his career.