WPG’s Harry Hurley Named NJBA Broadcaster of the Year
WPG Talk Radio 104.1's Harry Hurley has been named as the New Jersey Broadcasters Association's inaugural “Broadcaster of the Year.”
In a press release, the NJBA says,
For the first time in the association’s history, the New Jersey Broadcasters Association has selected a “Broadcaster of the Year”! This landmark inaugural award will be awarded to WPG Morning Host Harry Hurley. The NJBA Broadcaster of the Year is the most prestigious award to ever be given to a New Jersey Broadcaster and rewards excellence in broadcasting. The essential criteria for consideration require that the recipient be an NJBA private broadcaster in good standing with a minimum of 15 years in the industry; Demonstrated a commitment to the highest standards of broadcast excellence; Demonstrated a unique and interactive relationship with their audience; Demonstrated community service and involvement in their role; Report or influence issues significant to their audience; Engage local, regional and statewide community, business and governmental leaders; Promote the broadcast industry.
Hurley will receive the award on June 13th at the NJBA's gala in Atlantic City.
Additionally, Eddie Davis, morning host on Townsquare Media's Lite Rock 96.9 WFPG will be inducted into the NJBA Hall of Fame.
Eddie Davis has been the host of the top-rated “Lite Rock Morning Show” since 2004. Previously, Eddie hosted successful morning radio shows at WPST in Trenton, NJ and WHCN in Hartford, CT. As the morning host, Eddie knows local involvement is crucial and this position allows him to be a voice for local charities and causes that really make a difference in our community, like Lite Rock's Teacher of the Month promotion, that promotes excellence in teaching or Big Brothers/Big Sisters of South Jersey, as well as being active with the Humane Society of Ocean City. Eddie is also a member of the South Jersey Field of Dreams and on the Board of Directors with Gilda’s Club South Jersey which a cancer support
Along with Davis, Townsquare Media CEO Bill Wilson will also be inducted into the Hall of Fame.