Fran Schneidau began her radio career at WICC in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She began reporting at WCBS in New York in 1978 and worked for the station for 39 years. She was the Connecticut Bureau Chief for CBS Radio. Schneidau retired earlier this year and Gov. Dan Malloy declared Feb. 3 “Fran Schneidau Day” in Connecticut. This 2015 picture is with Malloy (Courtesy Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk).
WCBS 880 reported THIS STORY on Schneidau’s passing and what a great person she was.