Rhode Island Radio Hall Of Fame Names Class Of 2013
March 28, 2013 at 4:26 AM (PT)
The RHODE ISLAND RADIO HALL OF FAME has announced its Class of 2013.
Inductees include CUMULUS Talk WPRO-A-WEAN/PROVIDENCE host and former PROVIDENCE Mayor BUDDY CIANCI, former WPRO-A and WSKO-A (THE SCORE)/PROVIDENCE and WARA-A/ATTLEBORO, MA personality JOHN "COACH" COLLETTO, former WICE-A/PROVIDENCE and, later, WCAU-A/PHILADELPHIA and WTIC-A/HARTFORD host BILL CORSAIR, the late WHJY/PROVIDENCE host MIKE GONSALVES, the late WPAW and WBRU/PROVIDENCE host and NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL announcer FRED GRADY, and the late WADK-A/NEWPORT News Dir./host BOB SULLIVAN.
In addition, longtime WPRO-A-F staffer BARBARA SMITH will be honored with the SHEPARD AWARD.
The group will be inducted in a MAY 9th ceremony at TWIN RIVER in LINCOLN, RI.