“Giants Of Buffalo: Radio” Thursday Night at 7:30pm

“Giants Of Buffalo: Radio” Thursday Night at 7:30pm

Bob Koshinski, Vice President and General Manager of WBBZ-TV, Your Hometown Television Station, is proud to announce the special telecast of “Giants of Buffalo: Radio” will air again Wednesday and Thursday nights May 21st & 22nd as part of "Giants of Buffalo Broadcasting Week" on WBBZ-TV.

The event, presented by the Buffalo Broadcasters Association in conjunction with the Buffalo History Museum featured Sandy Beach, Shane Gibson, Danny Neaverth, Joey Reynolds, and Stan Roberts.  These Buffalo Hall of Fame legends gathered at the Buffalo History Museum March 15th of 2013, and originally aired on WBBZ-TV last year.

John Di Sciullo, Director of Promotion and Production for WBBZ-TV was the MC. The personalities share incredible stories about their careers in broadcasting, fans, family, and the industry.

“These men influenced my choice to go into broadcasting and make it my career.  I was proud to be a part of this presentation,” WBBZ-TV GM Bob Koshinski said.

Phil Arno, owner of WBBZ-TV commented, “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.”

“The Buffalo History Museum’s mission is to present a wide array of programs, exhibits, tours, and outdoor events that tell the stories of both ordinary and extraordinary people of Western New York.  Our “Giants of Buffalo’ program, with the strong support of WBBZ-TV, assists us in presenting the latter,” commented Constance Caldwell from the Buffalo History Museum.

The “Giants of Buffalo: Radio” was produced by Buffalo Broadcasters Association President Dave Gillen, Vice President  Heidi Raphael, in association with Melissa Brown, Executive Director of the Buffalo History Museum, located at One Museum Court in Buffalo.

“The Buffalo Broadcasters are dedicated to preserving and promoting WNY's rich local broadcasting history, saluting and encouraging quality broadcasting today and in the future, and most importantly to promote quality broadcasting,” Dave Gillen noted.

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 at www.buffalohistory.org and www.buffalobroadcasters.com.

WBBZ is seen throughout Western New York over-the-air on digital channel 67.1.  Ch. 5 on Verizon FiOS (HD 505); Ch 5 Dish; Ch. 67 DirecTV, and these Time Warner Cable channels:   Buffalo – Niagara Falls Metro area: Channel 5 (HD 1230); Batavia – Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Dunkirk Channel 99 (HD 1230); Olean Channel 21 (HD 1230); Fredonia – Jamestown Channel 72 (HD 1230); Alfred- Angelica- Avoca- Bath- Bolivar Friendship- Hornell Channel 71 (HD 1230).

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