Cleveland’s first African-American television reporter Pete Cary passed away on Sunday at the age of 86.

Pete, a pioneer in Cleveland broadcasting, worked at FOX 8 from 1966-1989. He was hired to cover the Hough Riots from his prior job at WJMO Radio.

While at Channel 8, Pete covered a variety of stories as a general assignment reporter, and he was also a host and producer of the Public Affairs shows “Rap and Neighborhood.”

 

READ MORE: Fox8.com

Article Courtesy of WJW Fox 8 News Cleveland

Picture Courtesy of Getty Images

this_permalink = “https://wzakcleveland.com/category/cle/”; this_site = “https://wzakcleveland.com”;https://wzakcleveland.com//embed/playlist/3659867View gallery

R.I.P. Former WJW, WJMO Personality Pete Cary Dies at 86  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

Also On WERE-AM 1490:
National March Against Police Violence in DC [PHOTOS]
26 photos
×