(Left to right) W. Carter Merbreier (Captain Noah), a member of our Board
Caroline Welch, Channel 6's Vice-President of Programming
Bill "Wee Willie" Webber, our Chairman of the Board
Frank J. Hogan, President of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
at the Bala Golf Club, Philadelphia
Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Broadcast Pioneers member Caroline Foy Welch is the Vice-President of Programming for WPVI, 6ABC here in Philadelphia and she was our speaker for our Wednesday, April 19, 2006 luncheon.

The meet and greet reception started at 11:45 am with lunch beginning at 12:15 pm. It all took place at the beautiful Bala Golf Club in the Wynnefield Heights section of Philadelphia. Only a few minutes drive from both Channels 6 and 10 and the radio stations in Bala Cynwyd.

Caroline Welch's bio from our website

Caroline's remarks to our organization and to our student guests are available right here on our website (below). There's also a video excerpt.

Complete audio in Real Audio
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A Video Clip in Real Video
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At that same luncheon, the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia awarded five $1,500 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students studying radio, TV and film production. Awards are given to college juniors and seniors who demonstrate academic excellence and professional potential. These students and their parents got to meet many of our members who have worked decades in the business.

Our winners were:

Brandon Davidow from LaSalle University
George Hunsicker from Rowan University
Anthony Scafide from Temple University
Meredith Sullivan from the University of Delaware
Laura Van De Pette from Cabrini College

From the official archives of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
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The e-mail address of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia is pioneers@broadcastpioneers.com