COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WAVY) – WAVY Sports Director Bruce Rader received the Silver Circle Award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Saturday.
The Silver Circle honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the broadcast or cable industry for 25 years or more. Rader is among seven of the region’s 2017 Silver Circle honorees.
Bruce Rader began his broadcasting career at WINX radio in Rockville, Maryland and in 1974 began his television career working in the newsroom at WMAL-TV (now WJLA). His dedication to the community of Hampton Roads surpasses four decades.
Known more for being the long time Sports Director of WAVY-TV and WVBT-TV, Bruce’s work with various charitable organizations, has helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Hampton Roads area.
Bruce can be seen weeknights at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. on WAVY-TV 10, and is the host of the FOX43 Sportswrap every night at 10:43 on FOX 43. Under Bruce’s leadership, WAVY-TV 10’s Sports Department was honored by the Associated Press as having the “Best Sports Department” in the State of Virginia several times.
Learn more about the honoree here.
2017 Silver Circle honorees include:
Bruce Rader Sports Director WAVY-TV 10 & WVBT Fox 43
John Davis MotorWeek Show Host Maryland Public Television
Doreen Gentzler Anchor WRC
Glenn Harris Sportscaster (retired) NewsChannel 8
Sue Kopen Katcef Capital News Service Bureau Director University of Maryland
John Rydell Reporter WBFF-TV
Donna Weston Vice President of Community Affairs WRC