BOSTON – Former WBZ-TV anchor and reporter Shelby Scott has died at age 86. Scott labored at WBZ from 1965 till her retirement in 1996.
She got here to WBZ from Seattle to anchor the midday information, ultimately turning into half of the nation’s first all-female anchor group with Gail Harris in 1977.
She turned legendary for storm protection, prompting the Boston Globe to jokingly measure snowfall in “Shelbys” as a substitute of ft.
After her retirement, she would return to WBZ to cowl main storms, together with the 1997 April Fools’ Day Blizzard.
Scott died June 1 at her dwelling in Tucson, Arizona.