WFUV To Honor Emmylou Harris, Charles Osgood, Vin Scully
February 19, 2008 at 2:31 PM (PT)
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY AAA Noncomm WFUV/NEW YORK will honor GRAMMY AWARD-winning recording artist EMMYLOU HARRIS, legendary CBS journalist CHARLES OSGOOD and longtime LOS ANGELES DODGERS broadcaster VIN SCULLY on APRIL 29th at WFUV’s first annual "SPRING GALA" at SOTHEBY's.
The gala event featuring a cocktail reception, silent auction, and dinner will help raise funds for the 60-year-old public radio station, which is licensed to Fordham Univ. EMMYLOU HARRIS and special guests will perform.
WFUV MD RITA HOUSTON said, "EMMYLOU is a pioneer of alt-country and one of the most influential artists to ever pass through the WFUV studios. She is a prolific songwriter as well as a brilliant interpreter of other artists’ music. We couldn’t think of a more deserving artist to receive the first ever WFUV Sound & Vision Award."
OSGOOD and SCULLY both started their careers at WFUV. The station has created two annual Lifetime Achievement Awards in their names.