June 23, 1947: Wendy Warren and the News went on air for the 1st time on CBS. The program lasted till 1958. Contrary to its title, the show was not a traditional news bulletin rather it was an ongoing series. Show’s 3 minute opening bulletin marked its uniqueness. The show was presented by Douglas Edwards who narrated the news during. Later, he became a regular news anchor at CBS. Contrary to what it sounded like, Wendy Warren and the News was not a radio news program but rather a noontime drama series preceded by the afternoon news report. Wendy Warren, the show's lead character, was portrayed by Florence Freeman.