60th Anniversary Headlines
Throwback Thursday: Special Stories, Special Projects
- Some stories take time and travel and don't fit neatly into a newscast, but they're important. They're called special projects.
Throwback Thursday: Young Victims, Hard Lessons
- Beginning in the late 70's for almost a decade and a half, we found ourselves reporting on a series of stories that left none of us unchanged.
Throwback Thursday: Live Coverage Changes Everything
- When KOLO 8 News began news stories were shot on film, Then came portable video cameras and live capability. That changed everything.
Throwback Thursday: Tad Rules Reno TV
- People come and go in television news, but Reno, especially KOLO 8 viewers have been well served by a core of news people who stayed and became part of the community. No one symbolized that stability more or longer than Tad Dunbar.
Throwback Thursday: KOLO-TV Rises From The Ashes
- March 31,1977. A big breaking news story KOLO 8 couldn't cover. It was the story.
Throwback Thursday: Now A Word From Our Sponsors
- TV has a long established track record as the most effective advertising medium, but in the beginning it took ingenuity to get its message across.
Throwback Thursday: The Birth of KOLO 8 News
- KOLO-TV signed on the air 60 years ago. Its news department followed a few years later.
Throwback Thursday: The Face and Voice of Reno TV
- In its early day KOLO8's broadcast day contained a lot of live local entertainment programming. It was personality driven television and one personality defined it--Betty Stoddard.
Throwback Thursday: KZTV Becomes KOLO, Moves To The Mountain
- This Friday marks the 60th anniversary of KOLO8 signing on as northern Nevada's first television station. Three years into its history, it changed its name and expanded its reach.
Throwback Thursday: When Channel 8 Was Known as "Crazy TV"
- Television in the 1950's was much different than today and things were even more different at KOLO8, beginning with its name and it's nickname, "Crazy TV."
Throwback Thursday: Television Arrives in Reno
- 1953. Plans for northern Nevada's first television station are underway, but how do you launch a television station in a town with no TV sets?
Throwback Thursday: In 1952 Reno Gets Its First Glimpse Of TV
- In 1952 no reliable television signal reached the Truckee Meadows, but as the World Series approached that fall, the town got its first look.
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