WCBS Newsradio 880 Celebrates 50 Years Of News In New York

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — This week on his 50 Stories podcast, Wayne Cabot sits down with former WCBS anchor Rita Sands.

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Five years after WCBS became an all news broadcast, Rita Sands became the station’s first female anchor. (Credit: Rita Sands)

You might recall that Rita was the station’s first full-time female employee and female anchor.

Related: Back Stories: WCBS’ First Female Anchor Rita Sands

She shares some of her favorite WCBS memories, and she and Wayne look back on the station’s 40th anniversary celebration 10 years ago.