Ray Didinger

Broadcast Pioneers member Ray Didinger won six Emmy Awards as a producer and writer with NFL Films. He is the author of 11 books, including three recent best-sellers: The New Eagles Encyclopedia, One Last Read and The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies.

A 1968 graduate of Temple University and a member of the School of Communications Hall of Fame, Didinger wrote for the Philadelphia Bulletin and the Philadelphia Daily News for more than 30 years. He was named Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year five times by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. In 1995, he won the Dick McCann Award for long and distinguished coverage of pro football and his name was added to the writers' honor roll in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Didinger is the first print journalist inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame. He is a host on 94WIP all-sports radio in Philadelphia and he is a football analyst on Comcast Sports Net's Eagles Pre-Game Live and Post-Game Live. In 2016, he wrote his first play, Tommy and Me, and it was performed locally by Theatre Exile. He lives in Philadelphia.

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