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He eventually got on at WEZY radio in Cocoa Beach, Florida, primarily as a traffic reporter, and covered more launches when he wasn't tasked with traffic reports.
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[About his career as a space journalist] If I died tomorrow you could say 'Jay was satisfied.'
After Sputnick in 1957, Barbree was so enthralled with space flight that he spent his own funds to travel to Cape Canaveral, Florida more than once, and then phoning in radio reports about rocket testing to WALB radio and TV, his Albany, Georgia employer at that time.
NBC News six decade space correspondent and commentator.