Lou Adler (journalist)

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Lou Adler is an American radio journalist, former director of Quinnipiac University's Ed McMahon Mass Communication Center, and also was Quinnipiac's Fred Friendly-endowed Professor of Broadcast Journalism.[1]

Longtime morning news anchor on WCBS in New York, Adler is credited with popularizing the "talk news radio" format on WCBS during the late 1960s. From 1969 to 1980, Adler also served as WCBS' general manager and/or news director, (sometimes concurrently.) After his retirement, he became owner of WKFD, an AM radio station in Wickford, Rhode Island.


  1. ^ "Wallingford resident greets Charles Osgood". Record-Journal. October 15, 2007. Retrieved 13 June 2013.