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WDSU-TV PERSONNEL

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*A. B. Suhor -(D)

A. B. Suhor managed to work the accounting chores of a new TV station and a new FM station into his already efficiently functioning department. He the monumental task with Lydia Otto, shown in the picture below. As stated above, Lydia's son, J. Lowell Otto, and her sister were also WDSU staffers.
*Lydia Otto - (D)


Lillian Veillon

Rounding out the Accounting staff, Lillian Veillon is another member of the hard-working accounting and bookkeeping department. The department was considered by most staffers to be the most important one in the station. Why? Because they wrote the pay checks...that's why!

Judy Mosgrove - (D)

As a telephone operator and receptionist, Judy Mosgrove's wonderful personality and friendly smile made all visitors to the Broulatour Residence and WDSU-TV offices and studio feel truly welcome. Judy later became the personnel manager of WDSU AM-FM-TV. She was also honored by Enrique' Alvarez who chose her to be the model for his "Molly Marine" statue that graced the little "neutral ground" park at Elks Place and Canal Street. Judy was one of WDSU's great ladies. All of the employees of WDSU, then and now, mourn the loss of this cheerful lady.

*Rose Wetzel - (D)
Moving from a position in the Accounting Department of WDSU radio in the Monteleone Hotel to a new position of Film Librarian of WDSU-TV, Rose Wetzel studied the film library techniques of the Dumont Network, ABC-TV, NBC-TV, WPIX in New York and the film operation of Philco in Philadelphia. Her family was well represented at WDSU and the broadcast world. Her sister was Lydia Otto, of the Ch.6 Accounting Department, and her nephew, Lydia's son, J. Lowell Otto, started with WDSU radio as an engineer in 1948 and moved into the television end of WDSU almost immediately.

Dottie Voorhies
Soon after WDSU-TV telecast its first program, Dottie (Voorhies) Brooks joined Terry Flettrich as a production assistant to help in the production of Terry's "Mrs. Muffin" program and the "Midday" program.

Connie Reynolds
Equally adept with with an adjective as she is with a plie or an arabesque Connie (Green) Reynolds, an accomplished ballet artist, is an important member of the Ch.6 Continuity Department.

Margaret Menasco
Another important member of the Ch.6 Continuity Department is the ever-smiling Margaret Menasco.

Evelyn Kennedy
A graduate of the Columbia University Playwriter Group, Evelyn Kennedy headed the Ch.6 Continuity Department.Evelyn was listed in the International Blue Book as an outstanding authoress.

Lela Fribley
Lela received a master degree from the University of Stockholm. In the early days of WDSU-TV, Lela was the station's TV traffic expert.


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