The Jack Poppele Award

Jack Poppele launched radio broadcasting in New Jersey. He was a director of the Voice of America. He developed the first directional radio signal and the first portable radio and made stereo available on AM radio. In recognition of his long and varied career, this award, first given in 1989, recognizes individuals who have made important and long-term contributions to the field of radio broadcasting.

Recipients:

1989 – Leonard R. Kahn
1990 – Robert M. Morris
1991 – Frank L. Marx
1992 – George Jacobs, P.E.
1993 – Robert L. Everett, Ph.D
1994 – Capt. John B. Knight
1995 – Carl E. Smith P.E
1997 – Charles A. Higginbotham
2000 – John R. Gambling
2003 – Skitch Henderson
2005 – Gordon B. Bishop
2008 – Barry M. Farber
2009- George Woodard
2011 – John E. Dettra, Jr.
2012 – Andrew Conte