Virginia Carino, “Miss Ginny” on WWL-TV’s “Romper Room,” dies at 87

Virginia Sherwood Carino, a former broadcaster and ABC News White House correspondent best known in New Orleans for the role that began her career – as Miss Ginny on WWL-TV’s “Romper Room” – died Oct. 7. She was 87.
Mrs. Carino suffered complications from Alzheimer’s disease, her family said. Her husband was former WWL-TV general manager Larry Carino, who came to WWL in 1958 as sales manager.



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