TV Notes: Clif Kirk Comes to KIRO

April 23, 1969 — CJ SKREEN TV NOTES (Seattle Times) Marilyn Hill, also known as TV’s Miss Late Date, is altar-bound…KIRO-TV’s revamp of it’s nightly newscast, with Clif Kirk, former Los Angeles newsman as anchorman, has been postponed a week. Eyewitness News, the new tag for Channel 7’s local News Alert, will move up effective May 5 to 6 p.m., where it will lock horns with network newscasts on both Channels 4 and 5 — a gesture that can only be described as suicidal…Further society note: Victor Stredicke, The Times radio columnist, is looking for a wedding ring…Don Courtney, former Seattle disc jockey and more recently advertising agency man, will become manager of KTVW-TV (Channel 13) May 1st.

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Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of QZVX, former broadcaster at KTOY FM/Tacoma, KVAC/Forks , KDFL/Sumner, KTTX & KWHI FM/Brenham (TX), KONP/Port Angeles, KBAM/Longview, KJUN/Puyallup, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KAMT/Tacoma, KASY/Auburn, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KTAC/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. -- Airchecks
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9 thoughts on “TV Notes: Clif Kirk Comes to KIRO

  1. I had the pleasure of working at KIRO during my undergrad years in the early 70’s and often had coffee with Cliff Kirk in the cafeteria. He was a level headed man, and not star struck like typical TV anchors. He gave me tips on my KIRO and KIRO-FM news casts. I appreciated him.

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