Radio Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced
November 6, 2006 at 5:41 AM (PT)
Two of CBS NEWS' greatest talents, two longtime NYC broadcasters and a much admired radio executive make up the NATIONAL RADIO HALL OF FAME Class of 2006, announced today by THE MUSEUM OF BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS in CHICAGO.
Noted MBC Pres. BRUCE DUMONT, "This year's inductees join JACK BENNY, EDWARD R. MURROW and ORSON WELLES in AMERICA's only NATIONAL RADIO HALL OF FAME, and they will be enshrined for future generations to acknowledge, both on-site at the new MBC and online as well."
This year's inductees were WPLJ/NEW YORK PD/morning man SCOTT SHANNON, WNEW/NEW YORK's late WILLIAM B. WILLIAMS, ABC RADIO Pres. JOHN HARE, CBS newsman CHRISTOPHER GLENN, and the late DOUGLAS EDWARDS, who was with CBS from 1942 to 1988.