Remembering Jim Vance, Who Passed Away Four Years Ago Today
Local news anchor Jim Vance passed away four years ago today on July 22nd, 2017 at the age of 75. Vance worked at WRC-TV (NBC 4) for over 45 years, with the majority of them spent anchoring the 11pm newscast alongside Doreen Gentzler, Bob Ryan, and the late George Michael.
Considered by many to be the most trusted voice in the Washington area, Jim was a Silver Spring resident and had won multiple Emmy Award for Outstanding News Anchor during his career.
Below you’ll see some classic clips of Jim Vance:
Jim & George laugh at a model’s expense:
Jim Vance on the name “Redskins”:
Early work at NBC 4 in 1969:
Bob Ryan’s Retirement:
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