Livingston Gilbert


Description: Livingston Gilbert, from Louisville, was a newscaster and anchorman for WAVE radio and television for almost 40 years. Livingston started as an announcer with WAVE radio in 1941. His first television newscast was in 1948 and he remained the station’s anchor until 1972 when he worked with his first partner on the news show. He spent three days a week reading books for APH beginning in 1939 and read right up until his death in 1981. His wife Jan, with whom he had three daughters, was the APH studio director in the 1970s. Livingston was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 1981.