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10 Years Ago Today TV News Lost A Legend. I Lost My Friend : Remembering Doug Viar

Ten years ago on this very day Doug Viar died. I’ve written a similar post to this one every year on the anniversary date of his death. I can’t believe it’s already been a decade. This year’s anniversary remembrance was … Continue reading

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Doug Viar : Remembering My Friend & News Mentor 9 Years Later

Doug Viar left us on this very day 9 years ago in April of 2011. Just short of a decade. As many of you know Doug was my TV news mentor. He taught me just about everything I know today … Continue reading

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8 Years Ago Today We Said Good-Bye To A Mid-South TV News Legend & Friend

Every year around April 4th I reflect on what to say about my dear departed friend and TV news mentor, the late Doug Viar. Doug literally dropped dead walking down the steps from his office in Jackson, Tennessee on April … Continue reading

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