WCTC-AM’s Jack Ellery Receives NJBA Lifetime Achievement Award
New Brunswick, NJ (June 14, 2012): Greater Media New Jersey’s legendary radio morning show host Jack Ellery of 1450 WCTC-AM, New Brunswick has received two major honors from the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. Ellery has been given the NJBA’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his more than 60 years in radio including nearly 50 at WCTC. He’s only the third person to win that prestigious award. And Ellery has been inducted to the NJBA’s new Hall of Fame. He’s one of seven people who comprise the first class of inductees. Ellery received the honors at the NJBA’s annual awards luncheon at Caesars’ in Atlantic City.
Ellery began his radio career in 1951 in Lewiston, Maine. His storied career has taken him to stations in major markets such as New York, Philadelphia and Tampa. However, it is at 1450 WCTC where Ellery has made his mark. He’s been on the air at WCTC for each of the past six decades. Ellery is considered to be one of the nationwide pioneers of the talk radio era.