2014 Inductees

John Cooper

“Doctor” John Cooper was bitten by the radio bug when his older sister got a two-transistor radio in the early 60’s.  From that point on his fascination with radio broadcasting has never waned. While at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications in 1973, John became an on-air personality at WAER-FM.  In the Winter of [...]

Nancy Duffy

Throughout her career, Nancy led the way for women in journalism.  She became the first woman police reporter in Central New York after joining the Syracuse Herald-Journal in 1966.  She was Syracuse’s first female TV reporter when she moved to WHEN-TV (now WTVH 5) in 1967.  She picketed the Syracuse Press Club for membership, and [...]

Mike Francesa

Now well into his third decade in afternoon drive, Mike Francesa has firmly established himself as the most celebrated and successful sports talk show host in the history of radio. Mike captured the Marconi Award as “Major Market Personality” in 2000, and again in 2012. He joined a very select list of multiple Marconi Award [...]

Marty Glickman

Martin “Marty” Glickman was born in The Bronx, New York in 1917.  A graduate of Syracuse University, Glickman was also an All-American football player.  He had brief careers in professional football and basketball. Glickman joined radio station WHN in 1939 and was its sports director by 1943.  When the New York Knickerbockers were formed in [...]

Chris Musial

Chris Musial began his broadcasting career in 1974 as a radio DJ, news contributor, sports director, and play-by play announcer at WSMH (Saint Mary’s HS, Lancaster) 91.3 FM. From St. Mary’s, it was on to Medaille College in Buffalo and a contributing role at WJPM 91.7 FM. He joined WIVB-TV in 1978, producing weekend newscasts with Rich [...]

Marvin Scott

The recipient of ten prestigious Emmy awards for journalistic achievement, Marvin Scott has done it all.  Since joining WPIX in 1980, he has served in multiple capacities as anchor, reporter, host and producer. Scott is currently the station’s Senior Correspondent and anchor/host of the weekly issues-oriented program, “PIX News Close Up” A veteran journalist with [...]