NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In this week’s 50 Stories, WCBS anchor Wayne Cabot bids farewell to Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.2 New FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers In New Jersey
Schneidau began her career as a stock broker on Wall Street before making the jump to radio and joining WCBS in 1978. She opens up about how she got her start and what it was like being one of the first women in the newsroom.READ MORE: 'Curtain Up!' Festival Celebrates Broadway's Reopening With 3-Day Festival In Times Square
“I’m going to miss this terribly, believe me, I love this job that I’ve had for 39 years. It’s tough, but you have to make a decision. You can’t go on being kind of off-beat; you’ve just got to give somebody else a chance and it’s time for me to step aside,” she says.MORE NEWS: De Blasio Says NYC Ready To Administer COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Once FDA Approved
Then, Wayne and his fellow anchor Paul Murnane surprised Schneidau with some special parting messages.