Our February Broadcast Pioneers luncheon was "All Things Sports, 2013 Style." It was held at the Bala Golf Club, 2200 Belmont Avenue in Philadelphia on Wednesday, February 20th (that's the third Wednesday of the month). Meet and greet was at 12 noon and lunch was served at 12:30 pm. Our MC was Joe Pellegrino, former Sports Director at WPVI and sportscaster at WCAU-TV.
(left to right) Merrill Reese and Mike Quick
Broadcast Pioneers Luncheon, Bala Golf Club, Philadelphia
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Our speakers were (in alphabetical order):
Tom Lamaine, all round sports good guy and former Channel 3 Sports Anchor
Al Meltzer, former Sports Director at KYW-TV, WCAU-TV, WPHL-TV
Jim Murray, former General Manager of the Philadelphia Eagles football team
Mike Quick, former Eagles wide receiver & color commentator for the Eagles
Beasley Reece, former NFL defensive back & Sports Director at KYW-TV
Merrill Reese, current Eagles play-by-play announcer/co-owner WBCB Radio
Bill Werndl, air personality and former WPVI and WCAU-TV Sports Producer
View 24 pictures of the luncheon!
Photos taken by Broadcast Pioneers President Jerry Klein
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Watch the video of the luncheon!
Video originally recorded by Broadcast Pioneers member Brad Seecof
through the facilities of Metramedia Studios
It all took place at the beautiful and historic Bala Golf Club, 2200 Belmont Avenue (across the street from the State Police) in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia. Only minutes away from Channels 6, 10 and 17 and the radio stations in Bala Cynwyd.