Hollywood, CA: Television tribute special on KTLA’s Stan Chambers.
The pioneer in journalism Stan Chambers will be remembered in a television tribute special on his life and career at CW affiliate KTLA Channel 5 in Hollywood, California.
Stan Chambers, who many called the pioneer in journalism and a respected and friendly man, passed away at the 91 years old at 10:30am PT on Friday, February 13th, 2015 at his home in Holmby Hills, California surrounded by his family.
Stan Chambers’ career in journalism had many learning from him and looking up to him as both a trusted man in news and as a mentor to future journalists.
During his career at KTLA Channel 5, Stan Chambers covered more than 22,000 news stories ranging from floods, fires, and earthquakes, to the Kathy Fiscus water well tragedy in San Marino, California in 1949, the assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, and breaking the news story of the beating of black motorist Rodney G. King by Los Angeles Police Department Officers following a police pursuit in 1991 after KTLA Channel 5 received an amateur home video of the incident shot by George Holliday from his Lake View Terrace, California balcony.
Stan Chambers is survived by his wife Gigi, 11 children, 38 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.
The television tribute special will be on CW affiliate KTLA Channel 5 at 9:00pm PT on Sunday, February 15th, 2015.
According to CW affiliate KTLA Channel 5, after the television tribute special, the television tribute special will be posted on the CW affiliate KTLA Channel 5 website at: http://ktla.com
**** ZachNews send our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the families and friends of Stan Chambers. The journalism globe has lost a great man and friend to all people. We will never forget Stan Chambers. We all will miss Stan Chambers. ****
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