Broadcast Pioneers Of Philadelphia To Honor Jerry Blavat As 2016 Person Of The Year
July 18, 2016 at 4:03 AM (PT)
The BROADCAST PIONEERS OF PHILADELPHIA will honor "The Geator with the Heater," JERRY BLAVAT, as the organization's 2016 Person of the Year at its annual gala on NOVEMBER 18th. BLAVAT, a colorful figure in PHILADELPHIA radio for decades, is presently heard on CLEAR COMMUNICATIONS Oldies WVLT/VINELAND, NJ, WBCB-A/LEVITTOWN, PA, and LONGPORT MEDIA Oldies WTKU (KOOL 98.3)/OCEAN CITY, NJ.
Also being honored are several new inductees into the PIONEERS' Hall of Fame, including living radio inductees MICHAEL TEARSON, MARTY MOSS-COANE, TOMMY MCCARTHY, JIM LOFTUS, HARRY DONAHUE, and JERRY DEL COLLIANO and posthumous radio inductees OAN STACK, PINKY KRAVITZ, BILL KIMBLE, STEVE FREDERICKS, and BARRY CASSELL.
Television inductees include MONIQUE BRAZTON, NATASHA BROWN, PAUL GLUCH, BOB KRAVITZ, DAVID MURPHY, FRED FICKE, DAVID MILLER, MARIE PANTARELLI, JESS SCHOOLEY, and RON TINDIGLIA, and PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA organist MICHAEL STAIRS will also be inducted.
The event will take place at the HILTON CITY AVENUE and tickets are on sale now.