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Nationally Prominent Broadcasters to Appear
Symposium at Fairleigh Dickinson University "Broadcasting in the Wake of 9/11" Open to Public
Teaneck, NJ (October 25, 2001) — Three outstanding broadcast professionals will discuss "Broadcasting in the Wake of 9/11" on Wednesday, November 14 at 1:30 p.m.
Charles Osgood, anchor of CBS News Sunday Morning and anchor of The Osgood File, CBS Radio, will be joined by Dr. William F. Baker, president and CEO of Thirteen/WNET and Judy DeAngelis, morning anchor, 1010 WINS to assess the current state of the broadcast industry and future directions. The moderator is Barry Sheffield, assistant director, telecommunications program/operations manager of WFDU(FM).
This symposium, which is free and open to the public, includes an audience question period. It celebrates the 30th anniversary of 89.1Mhz WFDU(FM), The Global Voice of Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Charles Kuralt called Osgood "one of the last great broadcast writers." Osgood was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 1990 and has received some of the highest accolades in broadcast journalism, including a 1999 International Radio and Television Society Foundation Award for significant achievement. His fifth book, "See You on the Radio" was published in1999. More than 20 years ago, he wrote the book "Nothing Could Be Finer Than a Crisis That Is Minor in the Morning." He is a resident of New Jersey.
William F. Baker’s career has spanned more than 30 years in the industry, and he has taken a leading role in helping to shape American broadcasting. Since 1987 he has served as president and CEO of flagship public television station Thirteen/WNET New York. It is the largest producer of cultural and arts programming in America. Drawing on his years of experience, he co-authored "Down the Tube: An Inside Account of American Television." Baker is the president of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Judy DeAngelis has been waking up the metropolitan area since 1988 when she joined 1010 WINS as their leading female morning drive anchor. She has been part of the broadcast team at WCBS-FM and WNBC-AM, where she worked with Don Imus and Soupy Sales.
The November 14 symposium is part of the 30th year celebration of WFDU(FM). The station has served the tri-state area since 1971 with distinctive entertainment shows and award-winning public affairs programming. With studios on the Teaneck-Hackensack Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, it transmits from the historic Armstrong Tower in Alpine, NJ.
"Broadcasting in the Wake of 9/11" will be held in the University’s Muscarelle Hall, Room105. For further information and directions to the campus on River Road, Teaneck, NJ, call 201 692 2806. For groups of 10 or more, please call for reserved seating.