Broadcast Leadership Hall of Fame Luncheon

Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Announced

We are delighted to once again host our Hall of Fame Luncheon in New York City.  This year’s luncheon will be held at the famous Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza 65th Floor, New York, NY.  The luncheon will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 12 noon.

We have a limited number of available tickets, which will be sold on a first come first serve basis. Individual tickets are $150 and a table of ten for $1250.

Class of 2022:

  • Dana Tyler – News Anchor, WCBS-TV, New York City
  • Jim Kerr and Shelli Sonstein – Morning Hosts, WAXQ (Q-104) FM, New York City 
  • Richard McCollough – Meteorologist, WDKX-FM 10-3.9, Rochester
  • Chuck Custer – News Director and Morning Show Host, WGY Radio, Albany 

Class of 2021:

  • Tim Busch – President, Broadcasting, Nexstar Media Inc.
  • Mark Chernoff – Senior Vice President, Programming WFAN and Audacy NY and CBS Sports Radio
  • Wayne Mahar – Chief Meteorologist, WSTM-TV, WTVH-TV, WSTQ-TV, Syracuse
  • Jacquie Walker – Journalist-News Anchor, WIVB-TV News 4, Buffalo

Class of 2020:

  • David Ushery – Journalist/News Anchor, WNBC-TV 4, New York City
  • Mimi Griswold – Vice President of Programming, Galaxy Media Partners, Syracuse
  • Greg and Ernie Schimizzi – Owners, WVVH-TV, Hamptons Television, Long Island
  • Paul Vandenburgh – Owner/GM/Host, WGDJ Talk 1300 AM/98.7FM, Albany

To purchase tickets online click HERE.

For more information contact Carolyn Nash at