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2013 WCWP Hall of Fame Ceremony April 20, 2013

Posted by Mike C. in Interviews, Media, Music, News, Personal, Photography, Radio, Sports, TV, Video.
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2/15/18 UPDATE: This post now includes video of the ceremony. Scroll to the bottom to watch it.

The second annual WCWP Hall of Fame Ceremony featured the inductions of Maura “Bernie” Bernard, Steve Radoff, Harry Lowenthal, and Bill Mozer.  Like the inaugural ceremony last year, this year’s ceremony was held at the Tilles Center Atrium.  Unlike last year, the sun was shining brightly outside.

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The Hall of Fame plaques:
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Scott Perschke captured a conversation between Bill Mozer, Harry Lowenthal, and Harry’s son James:

Hank Neimark (who inducted Steve Radoff and Harry Lowenthal) and Pete Bellotti:

Pete and Bill Mozer:

Pete and Steve Radoff:

Pete and Bernie Bernard:

Pete and Harry Lowenthal:

The ceremony began with WCWP station manager Dan Cox introducing an opening video:

Jay Mirabile was the Master of the Ceremony:
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Bill Mozer’s induction of Bernie Bernard came in the form of an interview:

A captive audience:

Next, Tracy Burgess conducted an interview with Bruce Leonard…
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…and handed the mic to Jeff Kroll who read a statement from Joel Feltman:
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Hank Neimark inducted Steve Radoff:

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Steve’s speech:

Next, Hank inducted Harry Lowenthal:

Harry’s speech:

Dan Cox returned to induct Bill Mozer…

…but he wasn’t the only one.

Ted David pre-recorded an induction speech from Florida:

Then came a slideshow set to “You’ve Got a Friend” by James Taylor:

It was finally time to bring Bill to the podium:

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It was an emotional speech.

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There was one more special video message for Bill…
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…from Fred Gaudelli:

There was still one more announcement to make…

…and that was made by Pete Bellotti:

The unveiling of the Hall of Fame plaque with the induction years and inductees listed on it:

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“Let’s hear it for the 2013 WCWP Hall of Fame Class!”

Later at WCWP, Dan gave a tour of the newly renovated Studio 1:
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It was quite a day!  Congratulations to Bernie, Steve, Harry, and Bill: the WCWP Hall of Fame Class of 2013.

2/15/18 UPDATE: In addition to taking pictures, I also shot video for a DVD that I gave to Dan Cox and anyone else that wanted it. I reworked the video for YouTube and posted it tonight. Enjoy.

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