WXEL CEO, president says he is leaving the station

Sun Sentinel
Erika Pesantes

December 5, 2009

WXEL president and CEO Jerry Carr has announced his departure from the Boynton Beach-based public broadcasting television and radio station after 13 years at the helm of the organization.

Carr, of Boca Raton, will be leaving on March 31 after a 55-year career in broadcasting, he said Friday.


TV Personality Now Runs Florida Station

Democrat and Chronicle
Bob Marcotte

Monday, August 3, 2009

Jerry Carr, one of Rochester’s favorite TV personalities during the 1960s and 70s, will never forget the time he was nailed in a coffin.

Carr at the time was the host of Chiller Theater on WORK-TV (Channel 13) – one of several shows he did live at the time. His trademark – a touch he had come up with, he proudly recalls – was to sit up in a coffin to begin introducing that night’s feature.