New York City broadcasting legend Sue Simmons has done her last newscast for WNBC, the NBC flagship station.
For more than 30 years, Simmons, 69, anchored or co-anchored the news on WNBC/Ch. 4. Mediabistro reports that she’ll be replaced by Shiba Russell on the station’s 11pm newscast.
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“Everything comes to an end at some point, and this is it for me here at this station,” Simmons said in a brief final statement that made it clear the transition wasn’t her choice, and that some think didn’t give allow her the time to say a proper goodbye.
Watch the station’s tribute to her heart stopping hilarious rejoinder at the end of the piece: