When veteran newscaster Tom Morrison signed off last night for the last time as anchor of TV30's "Live at 4" news, he closed out 20 years of regularly scheduled local news that the Tri-Valley's only community broadcast system has aired. With him in the small, cramped studio that TV30 rents from the Pleasanton school district, were his current co-anchor Melinda Meza, former co-anchor Michelle Soba and his long-time co-anchor Robin Fahr, who will continue to host the station's talk show called "Conversations." Morrison has done a terrific job in reporting local news, launching the broadcast back in 1988. The name of the news changed over the years from "58-680 News" to the name most recently used, "Live at 4." Many talented people produced the news, including reporters and camera crews that have long since moved on to other work, with some taking jobs at commercial broadcast stations.
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posted Friday, June 27, 2008, 12:00 AM