BUFFALO BROADCAST LEGEND DEAD AT 87

Dec 27, 2017

By Andy Johnson

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The patriarch of Buffalo’s Channel 7 Eyewitness News, who turned WKBW into a broadcasting powerhouse over a career that spanned 34 years, has died of ALS in Costa Mesa, California.
Irv Weinstein was 87.

Known for his rapid-fire delivery and famous alliterations, Irv helped transform the Buffalo television market, taking the number 3 station, all the way to number one, forever cementing his status as a Buffalo broadcasting legend in the process.

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