Richard Nader Entertainment Legends Award
Porky Chedwick, 97, was honored at Heinz Hall on December 19, 2013 with the Richard Nader Entertainment Legends Award. Porky was the first Disc Jockey to play rhythm and blues, later to be termed "rock Ní roll", on radio station WHOD beginning in 1948, before his contemporaries. Porky Chedwick influenced many of his listeners to pursue careers in the music business and radio, including Richard Nader himself. He influenced many of his listeners to become artists, including The Skyliners, Lou Christie, The Marcels and Bobby Vinton.