Warbird Radio Presents – The Ralph Maloof Story

RalphMaloof_BW_WEBWARBIRD RADIO – On this episode of Warbird Radio Presents we surprise a WWII aviator with a flight in his former airplane.  Ralph Maloof flew a variety of aircraft during the war but the P-51 was always a standout.  Thanks to Cowden Ward Junior and Freedom Flyers, Mr. Maloof once again took flight in the mighty Mustang.

Mr Maloof’s story is one for the history books.  He’s been a life long inventor and even in his 90’s he continues to work in aviation and mentoring the next generation.

This episode is available for FREE download by clicking the play button below.  Thanks for tuning in!

QUICK LINK:  Freedom Flyers

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WarbirdRadio.com Honored With Two Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2016

Murrow-Award-ImgWARBIRD RADIO – The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the 2016 regional winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Warbird Radio LIVE’s interview with WWII P-38/51 pilot Ralph Maloof won the Murrow Award for Feature Reporting in Region 12 (Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware).  WarbirdRadio.com was also honored with the Murrow Award for overall excellence encompassing the entire website and body of work.

The Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.

“We are delighted to honor the great work being done by local newsrooms,” said RTDNA Chair Kathy Walker. “Whether the winning entries come from a large team of journalists in a big city, or from a single, dedicated reporter in a small town, each demonstrates the value of exceptional journalism.”

RTDNA received more than 4,300 entries during the 2016 awards season, setting an all-time record for the fourth year in a row.  Warbird Radio is honored to be recognized among the “best of the best” in the nation’s capital.

“We started Warbird Radio.com in 2009 because we believe the stories of our Airmen past and present are important.  This history matters, but it sure is nice to know our peers at the Radio Television Digital News Association like what we’re doing and consider us worthy of an Edward R. Murrow award,” says Matt Jolley – host of Warbird Radio LIVE and founder of Warbird Radio.com.

RTDNA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. RTDNA represents local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries.

To listen to full episode with Ralph Maloof just click the Quick Link posted below.

QUICK LINK:  Ralph Maloof Story

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