2006 Inductees

Hal Jackson

Who is Hal Jackson? Mr. Jackson is a popular radio and television personality and one of the most respected men in the communications industry. As a radio pioneer, Jackson has experienced many “firsts” that have assisted in opening doors for other aspiring Black broadcasters, musicians and performers. What has Hal Jackson accomplished in his 64 [...]

Bruce Morrow

Bruce Morrow (born October 13, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY) is an American radio disc jockey, although he prefers to be called a radio personality, know to generations of New York metropolitan area listeners as Cousin Brucie. A veritable legend in broadcast history, Morrow is the only on-air personality in New York City to have a [...]

Gabe Pressman

Recognized in the New York broadcast journalism community as the “reporter’s reporter,” “NewsChannel 4′s” Gabe Pressman has been with NBC 4 for more than 40 years. During his time with the station he has compiled a peerless record of investigative reporting in politics and social issues. Pressman’s reports, interviews, hard news stories and commentaries are [...]

Ernie Tetrault

Ernie Tetrault has been an active broadcaster in the Capital Region for more than sixty years. Starting in the early 40\’s, Ernie appeared in dramatic programs on WTRY, Troy. directed by Mildred Joseph then a student at Russell Sage College. At about the same time Tetrault began his love affair with flight—taking flying lessons at [...]

Irv Weinstein

How well known is Irv Weinstein in Western NY, Southern Ontario, and Northern Pennsylvania? Some years ago, a letter arrived on the retired TV anchorman’s desk…It was simply address: Irv Buffalo, NY CHUM Radio in Toronto once ran an on-air promotion to have Irv elected Prime Minister of Canada, President of the US . . [...]