Truman Taylor

Truman Taylor

About Truman Taylor

Truman Taylor has been a popular television personality in southeastern New England for more than four decades. Beginning as a general assignment reporter, he was the principal evening news anchor on WLNE-TV (ABC 6), Providence, RI from 1964 through 1980. He reported through the turbulent 1960s and 70s on the major stories of those decades; the assassination of the Kennedy brothers and Martin Luther King, Jr.; and the demonstrations and street disturbances that brought shootings and fires to some of southeastern New England's core cities. And the Vietnam War protests that roiled the campuses of area colleges.Named Director of Programming for the station in the late 1980s he retired from his administrative duties at the station in January 2001.