Cleveland TV legend Fred Griffith passes away at 90

Cleveland News - Fox 8 - 07-19

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CLEVELAND-- Fred Griffith, who helped revolutionize morning television as host of the "Morning Exchange," has died at the age of 90. When Griffith started on the "Morning Exchange" at WEWS-TV in Cleveland, it was suppose to be a temporary gig.

d Bart: Fred and the Morning Exchange made Telecom history for developing the format that was emulated nationally...Shows like Today owe their success to the pioneering Spirit of the Morning Exchange...

Michael Turner: I grew up watching him. RIP Mr. Griffith.

Jane Knight: I was very lucky to have watched Fred on the Morning Exchange. He will be missed. RIP Fred Griffith

Comments

Clydes Winfield - 07-20
He's a Legend! May you R.I.H.P. Fred Griffin.
Cathy McKown - 07-20
I grew up watching himon the news. My condolences and my prayers. God Bless you!
User from OH - 07-20
I always looked forward to watching that show in the morning. May he rest in peace and prayers to the family. Heaven gained another angel.
Jane Knight - 07-20
I was very lucky to have watched Fred on the Morning Exchange. He will be missed. RIP Fred Griffith
Michael Turner - 07-19
I grew up watching him. RIP Mr. Griffith.
Terry Davidson - 07-19
R.I.P..Fred
User from OH - 07-19
R.I.P Fred you’re one of the best
Spanet Po - 07-19
such a gentle person
User from OH - 07-19
Free food
Mattie Cutright - 07-19
Fred I remember when I move to Ohio how I watch you all the time because of your beautiful spirit you had. R.I.P My condolences to the Family.✨🙌✨😢
d Bart - 07-19
Fred and the Morning Exchange made Telecom history for developing the format that was emulated nationally...Shows like Today owe their success to the pioneering Spirit of the Morning Exchange...
Dianne Marie Cannon - 07-19
I remember him well. especially his smile. My children were just babies when I watched Morning Exchange! all grown up now!My prayers for his loved ones for comfort at this sad time. He was one of the good guys for sure.
LaShaun-Demetri Robinson - 07-19
Truly a legend in Cleveland TV, and News, RIP.
Tracey Thornton - 07-19
awh will be missed families in my prayers
User from OH - 07-19
😢😭

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