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Buffalo Broadcasters Induct Five on Thursday.


The 2012 Buffalo Broadcasters Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Thursday will feature a national flavor with strong Western New York ties. Heading the class of 2012 is legendary Buffalo Sabres play-by-play announcer Rick Jeanneret. Hell be joined by VH1 President Tom Calderone, CNNs Southeast Region Bureau Chief Marylynn Ryan, former investigative reporter Lee Coppola, former WIVB-TV photographer Bill Cantwell and WGR-AM operations manager and traffic reporter the late Mike Roszman.

In addition to the induction ceremony, the BBA will present the Tim Russert Medal of Merit to a recently-graduated broadcast journalism student from St. Bonaventure. The Hall of Fame ceremonies will also recognize WYRK(WADV)-FMs 50th Anniversary of broadcasting. The Buffalo Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame Dinner starts at 5:30PM Thursday with cocktails and the program begins at 7:00 p.m. in the studios of WNED-TV. WYRK-FMs Clay Moden and YNNs Katie Morse will be the MCs for the evening.

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