Jacqui Mullen 1975 Philadelphia
24 Monday, Nov. 3, 1975 Phila. Daily New jacqui Mullen Ds Still Spreading the Mews Bv TOM COONEY from Unoer Darby High School in It wasn't long after her graduation that Jacqui Mullen began to talk (ctfft at? (oftl HTRAt? nTHnnTiJITDII 11 m sha how ft Save Faal aid Maaey wrth ONE ECONOMICAL ECONOMICAL INSTILLATION. m an m ii aa Q kiikrh NEW HEATER NEW THERMOSTAT NEW CONTROLS WIRING TO HEATER GAS REPLACEMENTS her way to prominence in the Intercollegiate Intercollegiate Speech Tournament in Honolulu. ' - While still a student at Temple University, she did- did- interviews on WHYY-TV WHYY-TV WHYY-TV and early in 1969 she joined joined the Channel 6 news staff and became became a familiar face and voice to -area -area TV viewers. She covered City Hall and anchored the weekend news for Channel 6. ' In 'September 1973, the idyll ended. Miss Mullen was removed from the City Hall staff and promptly resigned.' Not much has been seen or heard of her locally since then prompting Dan Rohlfing Jr. of Norristown to pose the familiar "What Happened To e . .." question. .. ITS THE GOOD FOLK down in West Virginia who now are tuning in. the willowy, blonde Jacqui, She. is Charlestown bureau chief for televi- televi- MVfMMMMMT Adult Movies 4Playsfor25 Prlv.l. sit-down sit-down sit-down booth. 46 X-ff. X-ff. X-ff. Mftl color movie lo chocM from. Open 24 hour. We never close. Perking. Also odoit books. Iilms. noveMies We Irede boohs nd dims. Present this ta Ic r tree mystery Rift. J937 Chestnut Street or . Blck Hoese Fit. Whot Hoppewed To...) Write: What Happened To? People Paper, Philadelphia 19101 sion station WOWK, based 52 jniles away in Huntington, W. Va. She also is weekend anchorperson. Charleston is the state capital, and Miss Mullen directs a staff ("three fellows and a couple of part-timers") part-timers") part-timers") that Covers the governor, and the Legislature as well as other doings in the city of 65,000. "It's quite a challenge, challenge, but I love it," she says. Miss Mullen was invited to Charleston Charleston by George Kohler, former Channel Channel 6 executive whose Gateway Co. own WOWK. Kohler also induced Jim Morgan to leave Channel 6 here and come to WOWK as news director in Huntington. - . . Miss Mullen lives in a townhouse on a mountainside in Charleston and is amazed by her new city. "I DIDN'T LIKE the idea of coming coming to West Virginia and I knew nothing about Charleston: All I could think of was Appalachia and the poor mountaineers. It turns out Charleston has the third highest per capita income income in the country (it's an economic cocoon with money from coal and, chemicals, mostly) and is beautiful rpi "'y "-" "-" "-" Jacqui Mullen: bureau chief to look at, "Then, the first day here, somebody, said there was a rape story breaking; and I didn't think much of it because in Philly there must be a half-dozen half-dozen half-dozen rapes every Friday. It turns out there! aren't that number a year in Charles-i Charles-i Charles-i ton." . . So Jacqui Mullen is in a different world. .One thing hasn't changed' though. At Channel 6 here, the chief competition was Channel 3 the NBC outlet In West: Virginia,, the chief competition for her station (Channel 13) again is Channel 3, NBC. .."