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Philadelphians Tailgate to Celebrate Jim Gardner’s Retirement

Cory Sharber
Roughly a dozen people arrived in a Target parking lot across from the 6abc Action News Studio on Dec. 21, 2022 for a tailgate honoring Jim Gardner's last show on the desk.

For more than 40 years, 6abc’s Jim Gardner has been a guest in many of our homes through his evening newscasts.

On Wednesday night, he signed off for the last time and Philadelphians celebrated his long career the one way they knew how – by tailgating right across the street from the studio. WHYY’s Cory Sharber has more.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 12/23/22)

Cory Sharber is a general assignment reporter at WHYY. Prior to his stint in Philadelphia, he spent four years between WVXU in Cincinnati and WKMS in Murray, Kentucky.