Wendall Anschutz

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Wendall Anschutz (January 21, 1938 – January 7, 2010) was a television newsman for KCTV in Kansas City, Missouri from 1966 until he retired in 2001.[1][2]

Anschutz was born in Russell, Kansas. His first cousin was billionaire Philip Anschutz[3]

He received a bachelor's degree in speech and drama from the University of Kansas and later a masters in communication from the school.[1][4]

After serving 3 1/2 years as an operations officer aboard the USS Hornet (CV-12) he began working as a reporter for KCTV in 1966.[1]

He began anchoring KCTV's evening newscast in 1979 with Anne Peterson and they were the dominant newscast team until 1994.[1]