Category Archives: Marty Bass

After 20 years at WJZ, Marty Bass continues to be one of the area’s most popular TV personalities (1998)

Success has meant not leaving Baltimore By Chris Kaltenbach (The Baltimore Sun, 1/11/1998) Baltimore was just supposed to be a brief stop on the way to big-time TV success. Some brief stop. Two decades later, Marty Bass is still plugging … Continue reading

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Marty Bass Recounts The Loss Of His Toupee

(Stoop Storytelling Series, 2/9/2006) WJZ-TV morning host Marty Bass recounts his story of failure: the loss of his toupee. Listen to “Legends of the Fall” at Baltimore’s Stoop Storytelling Series.

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Wild Bill, Baltimore’s Best Cheerleader

“Evening Magazine” feature story on Orioles fan Wild Bill Hagy from 1979. (Look for the cameo by fellow Baltimoron Marty Bass!) Producer: Tom D’Antoni Editor: Yvonne McGhee

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Best Reason Not to Watch WJZ-TV News: Marty Bass

Best Reason Not to Watch WJZ-TV: Marty Bass (Baltimore City Paper, 1996 “Best of Baltimore” issue, 9/18/1996) There are so many reasons it’s hard to pick just one. There’s the phony Sally Thorner, the grating Richard Sher, the faux-ditzy Denise Koch, … Continue reading

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