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Monday, December 22, 2008

Sportscaster Sal Marchiano retires after 40 years

(NY Daily News): "WPIX sportscaster and market legend Sal Marchiano quietly retired last week.

"Sal made a decision to retire at the end of this year, and last week was Sal's last week on the air as our sports anchor," a station spokeswoman said yesterday, confirming the departure.

  • Before Ch. 11, Marchiano's storied career included stops at WCBS/Ch.2, ESPN, WABC/Ch.7, WNEW radio and elsewhere.

He began his career in 1963 on radio and was a throwback to the early days of local television,

Marchiano left a legacy in the business. His daughter Sam Marchiano is a sports anchor and a correspondent with MLB.com."...via Radio Daily News

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