Dr. Francis Daivs
Taken in the display set up in the headquarters' window
of Cities Service Oil Company in downtown Philadelphia.
They were the first sponsors of Davis' weather forecast
which started on WFIL Radio and later went on WFIL-TV
On April 28, 2000, the Broadcast Pioneers spoke with fellow member, Dr. Francis Davis. Davis did the weather on WFIL Radio and Television from 1947 until 1971. He is truly a "BROADCAST PIONEER" and was inducted into our "Hall of Fame" in November of 2000.
This is the second in an on-going series of webcasts made exclusively for our website. It's called PIONEERS IN BROADCASTING, hosted by Broadcast Pioneers member Ed Sciaky and produced by Broadcast Pioneers member Gerry Wilkinson. Sciaky and Wilkinson have worked together at a half dozen area stations over the last 40 years.
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Photo originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member Dr. Francis Davis
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