Cosmic Cowboy Shane Gibson will be joining WIVB-TV Channel 4 News Anchor Jacquie Walker, former WKBW-AM 1520 deejay Dick Biondi and the late radio newsman Jim McLaughlin in the 2011 Buffalo Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame, it was announced this morning.
Also joining the Class of 2011 will be Channel 4 news producer Vic Baker and former WGRZ-TV Channel 2 sales manager Don Angelo.
WUFO-AM 1080, Western New York's first radio station programming to the African-American community, will also be celebrated for 50 years of broadcasting.
The Tim Russert Medal of Merit will be given to Lauren Adams, a recent graduate of St. Bonaventure University Jandoli School of Journalism. Adams interned for her hometown WJET-TV in Erie, Pa. for two years.
Ceremonies honoring the awardees will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday Sept. 22 inside the studios of WNED-TV, 140 Lower Terrace.-- Jane Kwiatkowski