Jeff Smulyan To Be Honored By National Sports Radio Awards
June 19, 2012 at 4:01 AM (PT)
The new NATIONAL SPORTS RADIO AWARDS SHOW will honor EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS Chairman JEFF SMULYAN with its Lifetime Achievement Award at its first ceremony on OCTOBER 6th in CHICAGO. SMULYAN is being cited for launching Sports WFAN-A/NEW YORK 25 years ago, ushering in the age of the all-Sports format.
The event is being held at the CHICAGO THEATRE to benefit PARENT HEART WATCH, a group battling sudden cardiac arrest among youth. ESPN "PARDON THE INTERRUPTION" co-hosts TONY KORNHEISER and MICHAEL WILBON are serving as honorary chairmen, with GEICO as sponsor. Tickets are being sold via TICKETMASTER; click here for more information.