May 5, 2011
Hollywood Reporter - He started his career at age 15. Pelley grew up in Lubbock, Texas, and got his start in journalism at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. The paper had a policy of not hiring employees under age 16, so Pelley lied about his age, according to the Texas Tech College of Mass Communications alumni magazine. He also had his mom drop him off two blocks away from the newspaper office's so none of his co-workers -- or bosses -- could see that he couldn't drive.
tags: Texas Tech in the News