Remembering a Boston TV Legend

By Andrew Gauthier 

Boston Herald

Before legendary Hub political reporter and local news icon John Henning underwent his recent bone marrow transplant, he had dinner with a few close friends.

Former WBZ-TV (Ch. 4) sports anchor Bob Lobel–whose nickname for Henning was “the senator”–was among them.


“He was always stately. He looked the part of a senator,” Lobel recalled yesterday. “He was a sweet, sweet guy, but there was a tough side of him that made him really good at what he did.” More…