(edited from TampaBay.com) – Larry Elliston’s first job in TV news was like a dream come true: Words, pictures and storytelling were passions that traced to his childhood.
A Tampa Bay-area native, Mr. Elliston died Thursday. He was 66.
Straight out of the University of South Florida in the 1970s, he landed a job working at WFLA, before moving to WTVT five years later.
Mr. Elliston, a fifth-generation Floridian, had a passion for the Sunshine State, so he started doing TV specials about all things Florida. Read the rest of this entry →