Broadcasters Foundation Renames Award For Quaal
January 22, 2008 at 5:41 AM (PT)
The BROADCASTERS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA has named its Pioneer Awards after longtime WGN-A/CHICAGO VP/GM and WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING President WARD QUAAL.
QUAAL, who started as an announcer at WGN-A in 1941 and was the first voice heard on WGN-F (now Classical WFMT), served as Chairman of the Board for both the BROADCASTERS FOUNDATION and its predecessor, the BROADCAST PIONEERS, retiring as a director of the organization in 2003. He also served as President of CROSLEY BROADCASTING in 1952-56.