Broadcaster of the Year

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Since 1977 the ultimate honor that can be bestowed on a New Hampshire broadcaster is selection as Broadcaster of the Year.  As the photos and videos below indicate, it’s a rather exclusive circle.

Who qualifies?  Usually men and women who have worked in broadcasting for a substantial time, though not necessarily at one station.  Candidates should:

  •    Display an outstanding commitment to his/her job
  •    Show unwavering dedication to the evolution of broadcasting
  •    Breathe life into his/her work by being creative & enthusiastic
  •    Be committed to the community.

The 2016 honoree, Peter Frid of New Hampshire Public Television, was announced at the Granite Mikes ceremony on Oct. 27 in Concord.

Past Winners

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2016 – Peter A. Frid (click for video) – NHPTV

2014_Andy_Blacksmith

2015 – Andy Blacksmith (click for video) – WHEB FM, WGIR FM

2014_PSJ

2014 – Peter St. James (click for video) – WTPL FM

2013_FritzWetherbee

2013 – Fritz Wetherbee (click for video) – WMUR TV

2012 – Jim Jeannotte (click for video) – WKXL AM/FM

2011_GregKretschmar

2011 – Greg Kretschmar (click for video) – WHEB FM

Bob_Vinikoor

2010 – Bob Vinikoor (click for video) – WNTK AM/FM, WCFR AM, WUVR AM

2009_MikePomp

2009 – Mike Pomp (click for video) – WTSN

2008_MarkEricson

2008 – Mark Ericson (click for video)

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2007 – Laura Knoy (click for video)

Bartlett

2006 – Jeff Bartlett (click for video)

2005_GaryHammond

2005 – Gary Hammond (click for video) – WEZS

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2004 – Don Briand (click for video) – WTSN/WBYY

2003_CharlieSherman

2003 – Charlie Sherman – WMUR TV

2002_TomKallechey2

2002 – Tom Kallechey – WZID, WFEA, WMLL

2001_MikeTrombly

2001 – Mike Trombly – WKNE AM/FM

2000_WarrenBailey

2000 – Warren Bailey – WLNH FM

1999_RobertDocFuller

1999 – Robert “Doc” Fuller – WOKQ, WPKQ, WXBB, WSTG, WHOM

1998_RayGaron

1998 – Ray Garon – WZID, WFEA, WQLL

1997_RobertFrisch

1997 – Robert Frisch – WXXK, WVRR, WTSL, WGXL

1996_DavidTirrellWysocki

1996 – David Tirrell-Wysocki – Associated Press

1995_LindsayCollins

1995 – Lindsay Collins – WJYY, WNHI, WRCI

1994_BarbaraColes

1994 – Barbara Coles – NHPTV

1993_AlanSevery

1993 – Alan Severy – WASR

1992_EdBrouder

1992 – Ed Brouder – WZID, WFEA

1991_JeromeLipman

1991 – Jerome Lipman – WTSN

1990_TomBonnar

1990 – Tom Bonnar (tie) – WMUR TV

1990_PaulLeblanc

1990 – Paul Leblanc (tie) – WTSN

1981_DickOsborne

1989 – Richard Osborne – WKXL AM/FM

1988_DavidZamichow

1988 – David Zamichow – WMUR TV

1987_DickMorse

1987 – Richard Morse – WPNH AM/FM

1986_DarrelClark

1986 – Darrel Clark – WTSL AM/FM

1985_Judy_PeterAydelott

1985 – Judy & Peter Aydelott – WLTN

1984 – J. Gordon Keyworth
WPNH
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1983_TalbotHood

1983 – Talbot Hood – WKBK

1982_MartyLessard

1982 – Martin Lessard – WOKQ

1981_DickOsborne

1981 – Richard Osborne – WKXL AM/FM

1980_DAlanRock

1980 – D. Alan Rock – WSMN

1979_FrankEstes

1979 – Frank Estes – WKXL AM/FM

1978_RalphGottlieb

1978 – Ralph Gottlieb – WKBR

1977_GaryHoward

1977 – Gary Howard – WEMJ