ABC6 CEO honored in NYC

By Rebecca Turco

rturco@abc6.com

An immense honor was given to the CEO of our news family at ABC6 News.

Philip Lombardo was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. Lombardo founded Citadel Communications Company, which runs ABC6, as well as stations in Nebraska and Florida.

He is among 13 people recognized at an annual ceremony in New York City Tuesday night.

"It’s a very nice recognition of the years that I have been in this business and the things that I’ve contributed to this business. So it’s a high honor," says Lombardo.

He is in good company, as fellow honorees include Doctor Phil, Kathi Lee Gifford, and her late husband, football star and sportscaster, Frank Gifford.

Congratulations, Phil!

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