The 13th Annual Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

This story was published in Forever Young magazine The Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame swells its ranks by 5 once again this September, and in this, our lucky 13th year, we have finally begun to catch up. When the Buffalo Broadcasters began this process in 1997, we had 75 years worth of Western New York … Continue reading The 13th Annual Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

12th annual class of the Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame

This was originally published in Forever Young Magazine One of the original superstars of Buffalo Radio in the 20s and 30s for the Buffalo Broadcasting Corporation on WGR and WKBW, Baker was the Queen City’s first definitive sportscaster. Those who remember him in the sports booth remember the ultimate professional– no focus on personality, so … Continue reading 12th annual class of the Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame

11th Annual Buffalo Broadcast Hall of Fame Awards

This story was published in Forever Young Magazine Buffalo’s history as a great TV and Radio market goes back to even the days before Radio and TV, when the finest vaudeville acts always counted on Buffalo as a vaunted stop along the circuit. The actors, singers and comedians all knew that the people of The … Continue reading 11th Annual Buffalo Broadcast Hall of Fame Awards

Buffalo’s Early TV Stars

BUFFALO, NY – Aside from all the photos, audio, and video in the staffannouncer archives, there are also hundreds of Newspaper and magazine articles… You’ll see plenty of those pop on on this blog as well. Remember these faces? After this little introduction, this post is simply an exact copy of a piece that ran … Continue reading Buffalo’s Early TV Stars

WKBW Rock’n’Roll Pioneer Perry Allen Remembered

I’m 30 years old–  born 20 years after Perry Allen rocked the house down at KB. I was about 8 years old when I first heard the famous Perry Allen aircheck from a 1959 WKBW promotional piece. Having grown up listening to radio in the 80s… I was just bowled over with how amazing and … Continue reading WKBW Rock’n’Roll Pioneer Perry Allen Remembered

10th class of Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame announced

This piece was published in Forever Young magazine Born in Kenmore, Wolf Blitzer graduated from Kenmore West High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from SUNY Buffalo and a master of arts degree in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. Blitzer began … Continue reading 10th class of Buffalo Broadcasting Hall of Fame announced

Buffalo Broadcasters 9th Annual Hall of Fame Inductions

Originally appeared in Living Prime Time Magazine Believe it or not, a job in broadcasting is not too much different that any other job. We all punch a clock, putting in our 8 or 9 hours a day… and hope we’ve accomplished something at the end of it all. Most of us talk into a … Continue reading Buffalo Broadcasters 9th Annual Hall of Fame Inductions

The Frycake Lament: Donut Poetry

For Donuts I Go nuts Whether from Krispy Kreme or Dunkin’, by the Greasy goodness I am drunken. The sign reads Always Open… Never Closed, sitting on the counter stool I take repose Which shall it be… frosted, honey dipped, or with sprinkles? Just the thought makes my Extremities tingle… My coffee-brown lips enveloping a … Continue reading The Frycake Lament: Donut Poetry