Morry Alter

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Morry Alter is a freelance video reporter, having left WCBS New York City in 2006.[1]

Starting his career at WCBS in September 1983 he was a feature reporter who won more than 20 Emmy awards and the Quill Award [2] for professional achievement in the field of journalism. In late 2005 Alter was talking of retiring from the pressure of full-time reporting. Renown for his human interest stories he moved to a part-time reporting schedule[3] then In October 2006 aged 63 he retired from WCBS.[1]


Alter is a two time graduate of the University of Iowa who holds a B.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in Journalism. His broadcast career has included stops in Davenport, Chicago, San Diego, Washington, D.C., and Miami.

Post WCBS[edit]

In March he 2010 joined Susan Cheng (environmental educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension) to host a PBS TV special GoGreener which looked at practical, low cost ways to aid the environment.[4] He produces videos for companies and individuals.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Morry Alter Final on Air WCBS no, 1 2006". Ypu Tube. 2005-08-24. Retrieved 2008-06-16. 
  2. ^ "WCBS-TV Reporter to receive Quil Award 27 April 2006". Mercy College. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Morry to Alter his work week .... 21 October 2005". Daily News. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "'GoGreener' TV show offers simple conservation tips 5 MArch 2010". Coirnellchronicle. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "Morry Alter Production Reel 6 May 2010". You Tube. Retrieved 1 September 2016.