Weekly The Generation, Year 1, Issue 13
November 28, 2023
Legendary reporter Pablo Guzman, whose voice was carried over Big Apple airwaves for decades, has died, CBS New York announced Monday. He was 73.
Guzman died Sunday morning after decades of covering crime, politics, and the historic evolution of the city over the past 30-plus years. He most recently worked as a senior correspondent for CBS. He worked at WNEW-TV Channel 5 starting in 1984 before he moved to WNBC in 1992. He then made the move to CBS 2 a few years later where he stayed for about 16 years.
“The veteran journalist covered crime, local politics, the courts, and, of course, his beloved New York Yankees,” CBS 2 wrote in an article announcing his death.
A Bronx High School of Science graduate, he attended the State University of New York at Old Westbury before becoming a founder of the Young Lords, a predominately Puerto Rican revolutionary party based in New York, according to CBS 2 He also wrote for numerous publications, including the Village Voice, Billboard, Rolling Stone and the New York Daily News.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams also commemorated the iconic New Yorker. “Pablo Guzmán was a son of the Bronx who spoke truth to power and held leaders to account,” Adams said on X. “Our city is a better place because of the work he did and he will be truly missed. Rest in peace.”
He leaves behind his wife Debbie, his children Angela and Daniel, and his mother Sally.
Source: NY post