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Sandy Hill (television personality)

Sandra Marth Hill is an American television journalist. Born Sandra Lee Marth in Centralia, she was raised on a farm there, her father, John Marth, helped build the local Lutheran church. She was involved with music and the church from an early age, she was studious, graduating from Centralia High School near the top of her class. However, she was a self-proclaimed social outcast; that did not stop her from being crowned Miss Lewis County in 1965 and Miss Washington in 1966. She attended the University of Washington in Seattle on scholarship, where she studied Spanish and joined Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. After college, Hill worked in human resources as an employment recruiter for Seattle First National Bank in Seattle, where she met Craig Hill, a junior banker at the time. In the 1960s, women were nonexistent in television news, with the exception of the occasional "weather girl." Hill had intended on going into international relations. By happenstance and her husband saw a newspaper advertisement looking for a women's editor on a local TV station.

She got the job three weeks later. Hill began her career on air in 1969, by hosting a midday interview and news show on KIRO, the CBS affiliate in Seattle. Soon she doubled on the local evening news as a "street" reporter, she earned a devoted following in the Pacific Northwest. During her tenure at KIRO, she won multiple local Emmy Awards for broadcasting; because of her success in Seattle, Hill was approached to co-anchor at CBS owned-and-operated KNXT in Los Angeles in 1974. When she accepted that position, she became the first female anchor in Los Angeles. Due to poor results from a focus group, she and a number of her fellow anchors were dismissed from KNXT in 1976, she received an offer from the ABC owned-and-operated station KABC. Shortly after joining ABC, Hill was offered a national spot to join David Hartman as co-host of Good Morning America, where she debuted on April 25, 1977, as a replacement for Nancy Dussault; the format of the show was driven by studio interviews in New York City led by Hartman, Hill sought out her own interviews to conduct in the field.

In 1980, Hill was replaced in the studio by Joan Lunden, but stayed on GMA as a feature reporter. In 1982, Hill was asked by CBS to return to KNXT in Los Angeles as an anchor for the 4:30 p.m. news. In 1986, she was dismissed again to the disappointment of her fans. However, she returned as the co-host of CBS Morning News that year. In 1988, she started with Home on ABC, she worked with the British government to create a travelog for Britain that aired on PBS. In 1994, she made a cameo appearance playing a fictional version of herself in the opening minutes of the science fiction film Without Warning, formatted as a simulated news broadcast. Along with her husband and son, Hill returned to their home state of Washington, she is a hobbyist author, but won the Literary Contest held by PNWA for her book, Dance While the Moon Shines. The book is a tribute to her family, their moonshining roots, her husband and son continue to encourage Sandy to write her own story as one of the first women in television news

Viktor Khokhljuk

Viktor Khokhljuk is a former Ukrainian journalist Kazakhstan edition of "Kazakhstan football", sports writer-biographer. He graduated from the faculty of economics of business. Since 1983, deals with the history and statistics of Ukrainian football, his articles have appeared in publications, "Tavria-sports", "Ukrainian football", "Soccer review", "Football + sporting news", etc. He is the author of symbolic clubs footballers scorer for Ukrainian Oleh Blokhin club, foreign snipers Ukrainian teams Club Maxim Shatskikh for goalkeepers Yevhen Rudakov club. Collected and systematized the statistics for many players from the former Soviet Union and Ukraine. Main area – statistics goalies and scorers. During the 2012 European Championship has worked with renowned football experts: Yuriy Dehteryov, Yuri Dmitrulin, Oleksandr Holovko, Sergei Kandaurov, Yevhen Levchenko, Viktor Leonenko, Vasyl Rats and other notable players. A relative of the Russian scientist-mathematician Vitaly Khokhljuk. Viktor Khokhljuk published several books about football, one of which in 2012 was recognized as the best sports book of the year in Ukraine.

His books are devoted to sports biographies of football players. In July 2018, the Moscow publishing house published Viktor Khokhljuk "Our football legends. Goleadors of the former USSR in football fights abroad", he gave the interview to the Berlin edition of the Berlin edition of DG NEVS, in which he told about his book. In November 2019, he won the international competition of sports journalists held in Moscow; the competition was represented by the publication from Uzbekistan «Interfootball». "Scorers of Ukraine": Rovenky. 2011. ISBN 978-966-534-344-8 "Club of Ukrainian scorers named after Oleg Blokhin". Luhansk. 2011. ISBN 978-966-15-8931-4 "Goalkeepers". Luhansk. 2012. ISBN 978-966-15-8934-5 "Goleadors": Luhansk. 2012. ISBN 978-966-15-8934-5 "Our football legends. Goleadors of the former USSR in football fights abroad": Moscow. 2018. ISBN 978-5-604-10716-4 Winner of "Best sports book of the year" in a competition held Ukrainian Sports Press Association: 2012; the winner in the Golden Pens category of sports journalists of Ukraine: 2013.

Winner of the IX All-Russian festival-competition of sports journalism «Energy of victories»: 2019. «Вышла в свет книга о лучших украинских бомбардирах» «Футбольный историк из Ровенек издал книгу «Голеадоры» «Лучшей спортивной книгой 2012 года стало издание автора из Ровенек» «Viktor Khokhljuk: Take care of the world, love football!» Оn the portal Sportsffa.kz, Vladimir Maltsev