Back Stories: WCBS’ First Female Anchor Rita Sands

WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Five years after WCBS became an all news broadcast, Rita Sands became the station’s first female anchor.

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In today’s Back Story, Sands says there were some difficulties being the only woman in an all-male workplace, but there were also some coworkers who were willing to help her fit in.

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