Suzyn Waldman, Chris Russo named to Nationwide Radio Corridor of Fame

Suzyn Waldman and Chris “Mad Canine” Russo are among the many inductees into the Nationwide Radio Corridor of Fame as part of the Class of 2022, the Corridor introduced Monday.

Waldman, 75, is a trailblazer within the male-dominated sports activities broadcasting business. She is in her 18th season as a member of the Yankees’ broadcast sales space, calling video games as the colour commentator alongside John Sterling. And, 35 years in the past, Waldman turned the primary voice heard on the WFAN airwaves, successfully launching the flagship tristate space sports activities station.

Suzyn Waldman
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“Each as a reporter masking the crew and as a broadcaster within the sales space, Suzyn has knowledgeable and entertained Yankees followers with precision and look after 36 years,” the Yankees stated in a press release. “The accomplishment is the deserved results of a long time of exhausting work and dedication to her craft, and we’d be remiss to not laud her professionalism and resolve whereas staring down numerous obstacles as a pioneering girl in her discipline.”

Russo, 62, first rose to stardom at WFAN, becoming a member of the radio station in 1989 as a sports activities reporter for Don Imus and “Imus within the Morning.” Russo would turn out to be a groundbreaking determine within the business, starring as co-host of “Mike and the Mad Canine” alongside Mike Francesa. The wildly in style radio present captivated sports activities followers for 19 years and has since served as a blueprint for sport discuss reveals throughout the nation.

Chris “Mad Canine” Russo
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Russo left WFAN in 2008 to hitch SiriusXM Radio, the place he nonetheless hosts a every day radio present, “Mad Canine Unleashed,” along with an MLB Community tv present, Excessive Warmth.

The induction ceremony is about for Nov. 2 in Chicago.

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