Zehnder, Fred

Zehnder

FRED ZEHNDER. With humble beginnings as a copy boy at the Lake County Bee, Fred later became the first news director at KVIQ-TV, Eureka. During his military service, he was broadcast director for the Army’s Information office at Ft. Bliss, later working as a news producer in Los Angeles. He moved to San Francisco, where he joined KPIX, later moving to Sacramento as Executive Producer for KOVR-TV’s news. Fred joined KTVU in 1974 as an assignment editor, then·was assistant news director at KGO-TV, returning  to KTVU  in 1978  as  News Director.