Bob Read, the senior editor and senior investigative producer of Inside Edition, died on Saturday of complications from Covid-19. He was 60 years old.
Read’s death was announced by Inside EditionFor the past 10 months, he had mostly focused on coverage of the show’s pandemic.
In a statement, Read described the program as “a mentor to so many of our employees” and said his “legacy will live on through the countless people whose careers he has shaped”.
“His passion, relentless energy, and grace under pressure have all inspired us to do our best work,” the statement said.
Read began his journalistic career with ABC News 20/20During his eight year tenure, he produced a variety of news, features, and investigative reports. He also worked at Dateline NBCwhere he mainly produced investigation reports.
Read, a resident of Long Island, New York, was diagnosed with Covid-19 on December 18. He is survived by Mrs. Michele, son Tyler, and daughter Casey.
Today’s episode of Inside Edition will contain a tribute to Read. Check it out below.