WFMY Turns 70: Anchor Lee Kinard Talks About Hosting “TV Matinee” Where He Got His Start

WFMY News 2 is celebrating 70 years and we’re going back in time! Late and former WFMY News 2 Anchor, Lee Kinard talks about his start in TV news. Kinard’s first day on the job was April 16, 1956 as an announcer. He was told it would be a long time before he did anything on air. However, that quickly changed and soon after he hosted, “TV Matinee.” Join the conversation on Twitter using the #WFMY70 to share your own memories of WFMY News 2.
Published: 6:27 PM EST February 7, 2019
Updated: 5:43 PM EDT June 12, 2019