Former WJBK Anchor Joe Glover Dies at 79

Dr. Joseph Lawrence Glover, 79, died at home in Mobile, Ala., the morning of October 5th from complications associated with metastatic lung cancer.

The popular and award winning reporter and lead anchor worked at WJBK-TV in the 1980s and closed every broadcast with: “That’s all the news that fits.”

He was a tremendous colleague and friend, according to former co-worker FOX 2 anchor Huel Perkins.

After retiring from TV, he returned to school to pursue a PhD at the University of Florida and became a professor of broadcast journalism at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL, where he taught, and loved teaching, until his illness forced him to retire in the fall of 2017, his daughter said online.

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