Ray Didinger
2012

Broadcast Pioneers member Ray Didinger won six Emmy Awards as a producer and writer with NFL Films. He is the author of ten books on sports, including three recent bestsellers: The Eagles Encyclopedia, One Last Read, and The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies.

A 1968 graduate of Temple University, and a member of Temple’s School of Communications Hall of Fame, Didinger wrote for the Philadelphia Bulletin and Philadelphia Daily News for more than 30 years. He was named Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year five times by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. In 1995, he won the Dick McCann Award for long and distinguished coverage of pro football, and his name was added to the writers' honor roll in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Didinger is the first print journalist inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame. He is a host on 610-WIP all-sports talk radio in Philadelphia, and appears on Comcast SportsNet TV and csnphilly.com as the primary analyst on Eagles Post-Game Live. He lives in Philadelphia.

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