WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Former WCBS reporter Jane Tillman Irving was part of the station’s team coverage of the Concorde landing.

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The first supersonic airplane landed at Kennedy Airport.

“We were doing one of our famous WCBS throws – that is, from one reporter to another – as we often did on election night,” she recalls. “I had taken my cue from the air, done what I was going to do, and was listening to the next person talking. And I remember being in tears thinking, ‘this is such gorgeous radio.’ And we produced a lot of gorgeous radio.”