Allen Jeffries was a prominent news broadcaster in the 1940’s through the 1960’s. Jeffries was heard doing an interview in Lafayette and hired as a newscaster for WOWO in Ft. Wayne. This was followed by positions with WBAT in Marion, WKMO in Kokomo, and WCOL in Columbus along with stations in Michigan. He is best remembered for his deep and resonant voice as newscaster at WIRE and WISH in Indianapolis during the 1950’s. He finished his broadcast career as a prize winning editorial writer for WRTV-TV in the 70’s. Jeffries died December 5, 1980.