BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — WIVB-TV veteran newsman Rich Newberg was honored by the National Television Academy’s New York Chapter.
The retired News 4 Senior Correspondent joined his former co-anchor Jacquie Walker in the Silver Circle, recognizing outstanding contributions to the television industry. Jacquie on Friday introduced Rich during ceremonies at the Friar’s Club in New York City.
Rich Newberg won eleven New York Emmy Awards during his 37 years at WIVB-TV. His documentaries explored multiple aspects of Buffalo life and history.
Rich is currently spearheading efforts by the Buffalo Broadcasters Association to give Western New York it’s moving image history through the digitization of archival TV newsfilm and videotape dating back to the 1960s.