AKVHS 2019 ANNUAL DINNER
Hill Crest Country Club, Lower Burrell
6:30 PM, Thursday, October 17
Grand Dinner Buffet $45
Special guest speaker: Jack Bogut
Bogut was the friendly voice KDKA Listeners woke up to for 15 years.
Bogut is a radio hall of famer and a staple in Pittsburgh radio since
He is from Montana and was
working in Salt Lake City in 1968, says he wasn’t too excited when he
was first offered the job at KDKA.
“If I make a move, I want to
go somewhere nice because I had heard all of the stories about
Pittsburgh being dark at noon, a big steel city and so polluted you
couldn’t breathe. The publicity for Pittsburgh was not good,” he said.
When he went through the
Fort Pitt Tunnels seeing Pittsburgh he says, “There were bricks in the
tunnels then. It was like a drum roll and bursting out of the end of the
tunnels, there it was, Pittsburgh. I was in love with Pittsburgh at that
He was named Pittsburgh's outstanding Radio Personality four times by
his peers in SAG/AFTRA. He has won The Pittsburgh Man of The Year Award
in Communications from Vectors, Citizen of the Year from the
Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Social Workers,
similar awards from many regional community organizations and the
National Evergreen Award for public service.
Hall of Fame and has been nominated to the
He is widely known as a storyteller and keynote speaker for meetings and
conventions, both local and national. Jack’s daily human and humorous
features can be heard Monday through Friday on News Radio 1020 KDKA.
For reservations call 724-337-7500 or email info@AKVHS.org