RIPR's Own Dave Fallon Honored By Rhode Island Radio Hall Of Fame

Mar 26, 2014

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame announced its class of 2014 at a ceremony  Wednesday.

Dave Fallon giving remarks after being named to the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame.
Credit John Bender / RIPR

Seven people, who’ve played some part in Rhode Island radio were named to the hall of fame at an event in Smithfield. The list included anchors, hosts, an engineer, and programmers.

Among them was Rhode Island Public Radio’s own afternoon host Dave Fallon, who got his start in the Ocean State forty-six years ago, on an easy listening station.

“My first few minutes on the air were April first 1968.  The first song was Paul Mauriat and Love Is Blue, and I segued into Laura’s Theme by the RAY Coniff Singers," said Fallon.

Fallon went on to work at WPRO, WBZ in Boston, and directed the Rhode Island General Assembly’s Legislative Press Bureau.

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