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Alec Gifford, legendary journalist, dies

3 years 6 months 6 days ago March 22, 2013 Mar 22, 2013 Friday, March 22 2013 March 22, 2013 9:33 PM in News
Source: WDSU TV
By: Trey Schmaltz

NEW ORLEANS- Legendary South Louisiana journalist Alec Gifford died Friday night, according to WDSU TV, the station where he began his TV career in Louisiana.

Gifford worked as a journalist in New Orleans for 51 years. He retired in 2006.

Even in his 70s, Gifford still worked as a daily reporter for WDSU, covering stories. At the end of his career, Gifford was known for his political reporting.

IMAGE: WDSU TV, New Orleans
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