Bay Area HOF Honors 17
July 17, 2008 at 2:51 PM (PT)
Seventeen local broadcasting legends, including longtime favorites ALEX BENNETT, ROSIE ALLEN, RENEL BROOKS-MOON and DAVE SHOLIN, are members of the BAY AREA RADIO HALL OF FAME’s Class of 2008. Four of the BAY AREA’s most popular sportscasters -- BOB FOUTS, RUSS HODGES, DON KLEIN and ROY STOREY -- are members of the latest class, as is the "World’s First Airborne Traffic Reporter," HAP HARPER.
The latest group of honorees -- the third to be enshrined -- will be inducted during a public ceremony on October 1st in BERKELEY. More than 6,000 votes were cast online and in person during the open balloting period, which ended on July 1.
The complete Class of 2008, listed alphabetically, include ROSIE ALLEN, ALEX BENNETT, RED BLANCHARD, RENEL BROOKS-MOON, BOB FOUTS, BILL GAVIN, HAP HARPER, MIKEL HUNTER HERRINGTON, RUSS HODGES, DON KLEIN, MICHAEL LUCKOFF, DUDE MARTIN, TERRY McGOVERN, DOUG PLEDGER, DAVE SHOLIN, ROY STOREY and RUSS "THE MOOSE" SYRACUSE.
The BAY AREA RADIO HALL OF FAME’s Class of 2008 will be celebrated during a gala ceremony and luncheon on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1st, at the Doubletree Inn on the Berkeley Marina. The ceremony, presented jointly by the Bay Area Radio Museum and the local chapter of Broadcast Legends, will be open to the public. For reservations, please visit www.BroadcastLegends.com.