Elvis Duran (left) and Dr. Rob Quicke. Photo courtesy of William Paterson University.
WPSC(FM), William Paterson University’s, student radio station, has announced the 2014 recipient of its “Bravery in Radio” award — Elvis Duran, host of the syndicated eponymous weekday morning show on New York’s WHTZ(FM).
Past winners of the award include: Les Paul, Bruce Morrow, Howard Stern, Robin Quivers and NPR’s “Radio Lab.”
WPSC presented the award live on Duran’s program May 9 at 8 a.m.
“For his efforts in producing creative and exciting radio over the course of his career, the students of WPSC are delighted to recognize Elvis Duran with this year’s Bravery in Radio award,” said Dr. Rob Quicke, WPSC’s GM and associate communication professor at William Paterson University. “Elvis is a broadcaster who creates undeniably compelling morning radio that is unafraid to address serious topics and go to places that other shows will not go.”