Christopher Glenn excelled as a producer, writer, anchor, and field reporter in his 35 years with CBS Radio. In early 2006, Glenn retired as anchor of CBS World News Roundup after serving in a similar capacity for The World Tonight for 11 years. Glenn began broadcasting in 1960 on Armed Forces Radio and joined CBS News as a correspondent in 1971. In 1999, he began hosting CBS World News Roundup, the longest running radio news program in broadcasting. What's In The News, the daily broadcast that began in 1995, was produced, written, and narrated by Glenn.Among the many major news stories he covered were numerous political conventions and space shuttle missions, including the Challenger tragedy in 1986. In 2005, he was awarded a Radio Television News Directors Association award for best newscast.Christopher Glenn died October 17, 2006.Christopher Glenn was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2006.
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Christopher Glenn excelled as a producer, writer, anchor, and field reporter in his 35 years with CBS Radio.