'Giants of Radio' special to air on WBBZ-TVby jmaloni
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced the special telecast of "Giants of Radio" Friday, May 24, after the New York Yankees game; Sunday, May 26, at 10 p.m.; and Thursday, May 30, at 11a.m.
"These men influenced my choice to go into broadcasting and make it my career. I was proud to be a part of this presentation," Koshinski said.
The "Giants" include Sandy Beach, Shane Gibson, Danny Neaverth, Joey Reynolds, and Stan Roberts. These Buffalo Hall of Fame legends gathered at the Buffalo History Museum March 15 at a special event produced in conjunction with the Buffalo Broadcasters Association. John DiSciullo, director of promotion and production for WBBZ-TV, was the master of ceremonies.
In the TV special, the personalities share stories about their careers in broadcasting, their time at legendary WKBW radio, fans, family and the industry.
Phil Arno, owner of WBBZ-TV, said, "These men made major contributions to the medium of radio, and also television, not only in Buffalo, but across the country. I am proud our station was a partner in this historic gathering of broadcasters."
WBBZ-TV is a proud supporter of the Buffalo History Museum, and the Buffalo Broadcasters Association. More information on these organizations, including how you can become a member, can be found atwww.buffalohistory.org and www.buffalobroadcasters.com.
WBBZ is seen throughout Western New York. It is Western New York's only locally owned and operated television station.