Longtime Massachusetts News Director Dies

By Andrew Gauthier 


Those of us who work in news in Springfield lost a good friend and mentor Friday night. Longtime 22 News Director Keith Silver died at the age of 80.

Keith was a pioneer in local news coverage. He began his career in radio with WSPR where he spent 8 years before becoming a reporter with 22 News and then news director.


In his 32 years with 22 News, he covered everything and everyone, with a reporting philosophy that never changed: tell me a story. More…