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DGA honors Wall in N.Y.

Veteran network stage manager James E. (Jimmy) Wall will receive the Franklin J. Schaffner Award for lifetime achievement by a stage manager Saturday at the Directors Guild of America’s banquet in New York.

Wall spent 27 years as a stage manager for CBS, working on everything from news shows to parades to children’s shows.

He has worked on the “CBS Evening News,””60 Minutes” and as anchor booth manager for eight Republican and Democratic conventions, as well as several Super Bowls. He is still currently working freelance.

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