the meeting place for all who
were employed by Travelers Broadcasting or Broadcast Plaza Inc prior to
the sale of the
stations March 8, 1974. Television was sold to Post-Newsweek
Stations and became
WFSB TV3. Existing management set up the 1080 Corporation to operate
the AM FM Radio side.
They retained the WTIC radio call sign.
*Next Reunion Scheduled for May, 2016*
4th Row: Paul Hayes, Bruce May
3rd Row: Larrye DeBear, Jim Thompson, Bruce Murray, Ted Mather
2nd Row: Howard Corey, John Green, Steve Cohn, Dick Oeser, David
Kaplan, Dick Ahles, Kenn Venit, Jim Stewart, Tony Riggs
First Row: Jim MacDonald, Bill Conticello, Bob Beyus
Hennessey updates us on a monthly get-together:
group of radio/TV types – named, the Bunch Of Old Broadcasters
(“B.O.O.B.s”) – gathers monthly at The Arch Street Tavern
Hartford to reminisce, become drunk and disorderly, and enjoy the
fantastic Hartford Jazz Orchestra, a 16-piece Big Band aggregation of
top-notch musicians. Everyone is invited and many ex-TICers
are attendees. Usually, the Second Monday of each Month is
reserved for them.
Pass the word. ‘Hope to see ya there!
welcome to this site to see the memorabilia, to learn about the
the "good old days" and to find out what they are doing nowadays. The
will display material of the time. Online displays will depend on what
can be scanned and
contributed by alumni and others.
listed on Personalities, Technicians and Support Personnel pages show
what they did at
WTIC, what they're doing now, and if they contributed remembrances,
their name is a link.
If they request it, an email link is included.
Links to complementary
suggestions to the
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broadcaster in the upper left corner was a registered trademark that
least through the 1080 Corp. Bill Mill says it was inspired by the
"Truth never yet fell dead in the
streets; it has such affinity with the soul of man, the seed however
broadcast will catch
somewhere and produce its hundredfold."
-- Rev. Thomas Parker, 1842
to George Conklin:
The statue of the broadcaster was created by Frances
Wadsworth who is a well known Connecticut sculptor.