Doug Emblidge to near out a 39-yr occupation with 13WHAM

  • Emblidge will be a part of a Rochester-primarily based expense advisory firm.
  • He turned fascinated in a tv news occupation as a teen.
  • He is a 1982 graduate of SU’s S.I. Newhouse College of Public Communications.
  • More than the class of his storied job, Emblidge has taken on quite a few roles, which includes a DJ, a weekend news anchor, a weeknight information reporter, and a early morning present co-host.

On Oct. 7, Ginny Ryan, just one-half of 13WHAM’s longest-managing on-air duo, signed off for the previous time.

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, it will be her former co-anchor’s change.

Doug Emblidge will near out a 39-12 months operate at the ABC affiliate on the 5 p.m. newscast and a profession in nearby broadcasting that stretches back to his teenage yrs.

He does not know what sort of send out-off his colleagues have planned for the exhibit.

“I’m accomplishing 1 ultimate tale, so I get the last word,” stated Emblidge, 61. “I’m confident there will be some pleasant items. But I’m an unpleasant crier, so it won’t be fantastic.”

On Dec. 1, he will be a part of Alesco Advisors, a Pittsford-based mostly expenditure advisory firm.

Doug Emblidge, seen here with his wife, Coleen, will do his final newscast on 13WHAM (Channel 13) at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, closing out a local broadcasting career that stretches back to his teenage years.

Beginning his journalism profession

Emblidge’s father, Roger, and his grandfather, Norman, ended up pharmacists. Norman started Emblidge Pharmacy on Major Road in Honeoye Falls and passed it on to Roger. As fond as he was of the relatives business enterprise, Emblidge experienced no fascination in pharmacy.

But as fate would have it, Roger Emblidge went to Charlotte Superior Faculty with Dick Burt, who joined Channel 13 in 1962, previously acknowledged as WOKR-Tv, and was its to start with news anchor.