©My Life with Luther: A Glimpse of a Legendary American Broadcaster

MLWL_Cover“Excellent read about an even better man and broadcaster! Luther Masingill was a big part of the Chattanooga, Tennessee area for over 70 years at the same radio station and was a man that so many people have looked up to over the years. He was on the air live during the attacks on Pearl Harbor and the more recent tragic events of 9/11. Not only was he a legend of broadcasting on radio and television at WDEF-TV since it signed-on in 1954, but he was finder of lost pets and a real voice for his community…I highly recommend reading this book, whether you remember and have fond memories of Luther Masingill or you’re just a broadcaster yourself.” -LC, Jasper, TN

“Well thought-out book giving insight into a broadcast legend’s life. Would be interesting to readers regardless of whether or not they are Chattanooga natives.” -CB, Signal Mountain, TN

“I just want to thank James Howard and Holly Abernathy for this book. Like so many Chattanoogans, I grew up listening to Luther Masingill on the radio while my mom drove us to school. What an amazing look into the man known as Luther. If you are a human being who wants to know how to be a good person then read this book.” -Beth, (Amazon review)

“I found this book a few months after hearing of Luther Masingill and his induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame. Having been in the broadcasting industry for more than 20 years, I was impressed with the narrative as well as the history, both local and national, that was relayed throughout the story. They don’t make them anymore like Luther Masingill. This was a pleasure to read in an industry often flooded with egocentric people. I was happy to run across this story and would highly recommend it to anyone in the industry or not. This story is true Americana and should be required reading for communications students nationwide.” -JM, Chicago, IL  

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