Dan Ingram, Four Others Named To Radio Hall Of Fame
August 9, 2007 at 5:48 AM (PT)
Famed NEW YORK disc jockey DAN INGRAM, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO "Piano Jazz" host MARIAN MCPARTLAND, SAN DIEGO PADRES announcer JERRY COLEMAN, the late RICHARD DURHAM and the late radio comedian JIMMY DURANTE will be named today to the RADIO HALL OF FAME, which is administered by the CHICAGO-based MUSEUM OF BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS.
Museum Pres./Founder BRUCE DUMONT told ROBERT FEDER in THE CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, "The prestigious and diverse quintet was elected from a highly competitive field of nominees, and we are excited to honor them."
In JULY, the HALL OF FAME also inducted former President FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, who held his famed "Fireside Chats" on radio.
ABC RADIO and FOX NEWS CHANNEL host SEAN HANNITY will emcee the nationally broadcast induction ceremonies NOVEMBER 3rd at CHICAGO's RENAISSANCE HOTEL.