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Ten O'Clock News; KISS radio station


KISS 108 radio station in Medford. On air light. Disk jockey at sound mixing board cues up record on turntable. Needles on VU meters. Reception desk. Lips logo. Billboard and exterior of building with WXKS call letters and FM and AM frequencies. Paul Solman does several takes of reporter standup.

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Ten O'Clock News

KISS radio station

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Radio stations
Medford (Mass.)
News Report
Solman, Paul (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; KISS radio station,” 10/09/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF448904DE4B47EABF70C99FED51DDD7.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; KISS radio station.” 10/09/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF448904DE4B47EABF70C99FED51DDD7>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; KISS radio station. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF448904DE4B47EABF70C99FED51DDD7
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