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Kathy McAnally, a Reporter's Reporter

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Kathy McAnally, a Reporter's Reporter

Remembrances

Kathy McAnally, a Reporter's Reporter

Kathy McAnally, a Reporter's Reporter

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Kathy McAnally was a pioneer among women covering sports on the national level. hide caption

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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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