Radio pioneer Hal Jackson has died, WBLS reports.
He was 96. Jackson’s exact cause of death is not known, other than he died from “illness.”
The radio and television personality was the first to achieve many milestones in the the broadcast industry. He was the first to host a jazz show on ABC network. And he was also the first Black radio announcer in network radio. In the arena of sports, Jackson was the first play-by-play radio announcer, according to WBLS.
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