Kathy McAnally, a Reporter's Reporter

Kathy McAnally poses with her dog, a yellow lab mix.

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Radio reporter Kathy McAnally died last week of cancer at the age of 55. She covered Bay Area sports for NPR going back to the early 1980s, when women were just beginning to invade male locker rooms. She also contributed to a style of radio journalism and documentaries that gave NPR its distinctive sound.

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