Barry Farber Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
Legendary host Barry Farber will receive the Talkers Lifetime Achievement Award for a radio career spanning more than four decades.
Farber is interviewed in The Right Frequency, to be released in August, available now for 30% pre-order discount. Farber talked about his career, his most memorable moments on the air and what he thinks of conservative talk radio today.
Farber had a talk show on several New York City stations. was a candidate for mayor of New York in 1977, gave a stirring defense of the Ronald Reagan presidency on the unfriendly op-ed pages of The New York Times, and even wrote a much publicized commentary critiquing the Soviet Union that was actually published in a leading Soviet publication shortly before the fall.
All this and more is detailed about Farber’s career in Chapter 4 of The Right Frequency, a book that looks at the careers of prominent conservative talk radio host from the past and present.
Today Farber is heard on Talk Radio Network and CRN Digital Talk.
“The venerable host, named in 2002 and 2010 by TALKERS as one of the most important radio talk show hosts of all time, has been performing regularly scheduled talk shows on radio since 1960 when he started a groundbreaking program on WINS, New York,” said Talkers, the leading industry magazine for the talk show industry. “He is credited by historians as being one of the seminal pioneers and architects of today’s talk radio.”
Farber will accept the award at the New Media Seminar on June 7 in New York.