Ron Kershaw

Ron Kershaw

Born 1945

Ron Kershaw(1945 – July 1989) was an American television news executive responsible for several television news innovations. Considered somewhat a genius, Kershaw was the news director in several large cities across the United States including New York, Chicago and Baltimore.… Read More

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1945 Birth Born in 1945.


1974 29 Years Old In 1974, Kershaw was hired by WBAL-TV in Baltimore to shore up its sagging news ratings. … Read More


1987 42 Years Old In 1987, Kershaw met Giselle Fernandez, whom he had hired as a reporter at WBBM-TV.
1989 44 Years Old They were engaged to be married when Kershaw died of pancreatic and liver cancer in July 1989 at age 44. … Read More
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