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The Broadcast Pioneers Of Colorado now has a YouTube channel where you can view our Hall Of Fame videos and highlights of historic Colorado broadcasters.
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Audio and Video Historical Features

The Lowell Thomas Award

Lowell ThomasCheck out our newest award honoring Coloradans who've contributed to broadcasting nationwide. Named for one of America's first broadcast newsmen and Colorado native, Lowell Thomas.

We have two new historic videos posted to the video page. See a 1992 program on the Golden Age of Denver radio featuring John Rayburn, Gene Amole, Fred Leo, Merwin Smith and Pete Smythe. There is also an excerpt of a 1959 program showing off the "new" KOA--TV studios.

Fred ArthurHear mp3 audio of some of the funniest and most effective radio commercials ever made in the
Fred Arthur Archive.


Video Clips of Colorado's Television History

50 Years Of Spots



See highlights from 50 years of Denver television Broadcasting

Sheriff Scotty



See highlights from the career of Hall of Fame broadcaster Ed Scott.


Next Meeting:

Hall of Fame Banquet
February 8, 2017, 11:30AM
Aurora Summit Steakhouse
2700 S. Havana St.

Program: Hall of Fame inductee Mike Landess will discuss his return to Denver Television.

For Info: Call 303-909-0479

To nominate a Colorado broadcasting pioneer for the Hall of Fame. Download a nomination form.

News and Updates

In Memoriam

Tell us about your broadcasting history. Where did you work in the broadcasting business and who were some the people you worked with? Download the forms and help BPC build a database of Colorado's broadcasting personalities.

Download the History Form



Congratulations to our 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees:
Irv Brown, Lillian Helling, John McGuinness and Charley Samson.

We'd like to thank Jon Scott from Fox News for hosting our induction ceremonies. He is also the recipient of the Lowell Thomas Award recognizing Coloradans for their national broadcasting impact.

BPC President Steve Conklin appeared on Colorado Public Radio's Colorado Matters program to discuss the history of radio in Colorado and the new "Don't Touch That Dial" exhibit at the Aurora History Museum. Click here for streaming audio and historic sound from notable historic broadcasting figures.

The Broadcast Pioneers Of Colorado is an organization dedicated to keeping the heritage of Colorado broadcasting alive. Professionals with 15 or more years in broadcasting or broadcast-related experience are eligible for membership in the organization. Anyone interested in joining is invited to download an application form.

The Broadcast Pioneers Of Colorado holds a number of events open to all members featuring current and former broadcasters offering insight on the current state of the industry and historical perspectives.

The organization holds an annual Broadcast Pioneers Hall Of Fame banquet honoring the foremost figures that shaped the industry from the 1920s through the present.

A growing element of our mission is to preserve historic artifacts of Colorado's broadcasting history through physical and digital archiving of written and oral histories, pictures, sound and video clips. More on that effort can be found on the history page. If you have memorabilia, audio and video excerprts or any other artifacts that you'd like to donate, please download our Donation Form and return it to BPC's leadership.

This website also seeks to help its members keep track of their former colleagues and favorite personalities through the Where Are They Now Where Are They Now page and a links page offering access to outside sites about the broadcasting industry and it's history.

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