(Left to right) unidentified male, Jack Mahoney & unidentified officer

Jack Mahoney, shown in the photo above, was receiving an award from the Philadelphia Police Department. Mahoney was General Manager at WIBG and WIP and Regional Sales Manager of WCAU. He worked in Philadelphia Broadcasting in the fifties, sixties and seventies. Jack passed away in 1982.

Jack Mahoney's Press Card

Above is both sides of Jack's 1956 press pass when he worked for WIBG Radio. It was issued by the Police Department of Philadelphia.

Dan Mahoney, Jack's son e-mailed us:

I am extremely proud of my dad's accomplishments and contributions to Philadelphia broadcasting.. I think he was a pioneer.

From the official archives of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
Photo & Press Card images originally donated by Dan Mahoney, Jack's son
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