Broadcast Pioneers member Mike Quinn
Broadcast Pioneers member Mike Quinn started in the business as a copy boy at WCAU-TV in 1961. He moved up as a news writer, newscast producer, reporter, producer of news special reports and news anchor in the early morning and late night, 1 am newscasts.
In 1977, Quinn resigned to become the Public Relations Director of the Academy of Natural Sciences Museum and Laboratories here in Philly. During his time there, he also anchored a regular half-hour public affairs program on WIOQ-FM and wrote articles for newspapers and amagazines.
During 1984, he joined the Eyewitness News team and a senior news writer, a political producer and for 18 years, producer of "Newsmakers" hosted by Broadcast Pioneers member Malcolm Poindexter (from 1988 to 2001). Quinn retired in April of 2008.
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