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

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

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.

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