Highlights for Leila Tvedt
Action News 5 newscast from December 12, 1978. Charlie Gaddy was the solo news anchor. Bob Debardelaben was the weathercaster, and Rich Brenner was sports anchor. Also seen seated at the anchor desk was reporter Leila Tvedt, who primarily covered high profile court cases. Also seen in the newscast is legendary reporter Fred Taylor and sportscaster Tom Suiter.
The video shows the end of the lead-in ABC network program “Bewitched” followed by headlines, commercial break, Action News 5 open and then the newscast. Classic commercials have been saved as well.
Leila Tvedt served as a reporter, producer, and assignment editor at WRAL news from the late 1970’s to mid 1980’s. She is well know for her reporting of the murders that took place at Fort Bragg that involved ARMY Doctor Jeffrey MacDonald and his family and his trial. Leila eventually left broadcasting and became successful in public relations and was appointed associate vice chancellor for public relations at Western Carolina University