Longtime Baton Rouge Anchor Dies at 55

By Andrew Gauthier 


Baton Rouge radio and television personality Ed Buggs died sometime Tuesday at his home, his brother said Wednesday.

Buggs, 55, was a longtime news anchor at WBRZTV and the first black television news anchor in Baton Rouge, said John M. Spain, a former Channel 2 news director and station manager.


His brother, Clarence Buggs, said foul play is not suspected in the death, and family members and officials assume he died of a heart attack. More…