Linda Ellerbee signs off

Television journalist Linda Ellerbee announced her retirement, as of January 2016. “I’m a lucky woman,” said Ellerbee. “I saw the world, met many of the world’s most interesting people and was well paid to do so. Now I choose to go, and I go smiling.” Ellerbee is best known for anchoring late-night news program NBC News Overnight in the early 80s and children’s news series Nick News with Linda Ellerbee on Nickelodeon.

Speaking of, Hello, I Must Be Going: 25 Years of Nick News with Linda Ellerbee, a retrospective series finale for the longest-running kids news show in TV history, airs Tuesday, December 15 at 8p on Nickelodeon. The hour-long special recalls some of the award-winning series’ most memorable episodes and discussions.

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