WFUV To Honor Mavis Staples, Verne Lundquist, Scott Simon, Katherine Oliver At Annual Gala
March 6, 2014 at 6:36 AM (PT)
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY noncommercial Triple A WFUV/NEW YORK will honor singer MAVIS STAPLES, CBS sportscaster VERNE LUNDQUIST, NPR "WEEKEND EDITION" host SCOTT SIMON, and BLOOMBERG ASSOCIATES partner KATHERINE OLIVER at its Annual Gala. The event will take place MAY 8th at GOTHAM HALL in MANHATTAN.
STAPLES will receive the “Artist of the Year" Award and will perform at the event. LUNDQUIST will be honored with the VIN SCULLY Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting, while SIMON is being given the CHARLES OSGOOD Lifetime Achievement in Broadcast Journalism and OLIVER will be the recipient of the Community Service Award.