2010 Inductees

Don Alhart

Don Alhart began his career in broadcasting as a summer relief engineer at WROC-TV, in Rochester, New York, in 1962. He also worked there in the summers of 1963 and 1964, before securing a job in the summer of 1965 as a reporter for WOKR-TV, Channel 13. (Now WHAM-TV) During those college years, he was [...]

Dan DiNicola

Capital Region viewers looked forward to Dan DiNicola’s news features, commentaries and entertainment reports each weeknight on Channel 6 News. Dan’s background in literature, education and entertainment gave him a knack for spotting trends. He presented ordinary events with warm humor, and his interviews with Hollywood celebrities were always spontaneous and revealing. Occasional half-hour editions [...]

Scott Muni

Born Donald Allen Muñoz in Wichita, Kansas, Muni grew up in New Orleans. He joined the United States Marine Corps and began broadcasting there in 1950, reading “Dear John” letters over Radio Guam. After leaving the Corps and having considered acting as a career, he began working as a disc jockey; in 1955 he replaced [...]

Jim Roselle

After graduating from Jamestown High School in 1944 Jim Roselle attended St. Lawrence University where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration, while minoring in radio programming and production. It was his experience as a play-by-play broadcaster for S.L.U. football, basketball, and baseball teams that would be a springboard to a life of success. [...]

Percy Sutton

Personal Information Born Percy Ellis Sutton on November 24, 1920, in San Antonio, TX; son of Samuel J. (a school principal) and Lillian (a teacher; maiden name, Smith) Sutton; married Leatrice O’Farrel, 1943; children: Pierre, Cheryl Lynn Education: Attended Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College, Tuskegee Institute, Hampton Institute, and Columbia University School of Law; [...]