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Thursday, January 1, 2015

"Mother of Minnesota Broadcasting." Dies at 98


Joyce Lamont has been recognized as the first woman to go on the air at Minnesota powerhouse WCCO. Lamont died Sunday. Hired as a copywriter, Lamont eventually hosted a show with Bob DeHaven where they grabbed big ratings and Lamont became famous for her recipes. She was fired from WCCO in the 80's and took a job at KLBB where she worked into her 80's. Lamont was inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2001 and retired in 2003.

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