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Retired after 47 years in Radio and Television. Founding member of NABJ; Hall of Fame inductee 2005. As an actor, Sanders travelled with the American Negro Opera Guild and the Richard B. Harrison Players throughout the 60's.


Background Information

Vince is a retired veteran of the broadcast industry. He began his career at WBEE radio in Chicago, Illinois as a talk show host in 1958--Sanders retired from WWRL radio in New York City in 1995 as Vice President and General Manager.In the interim, he was an anchor/reporter for NBC News. There were on-air stints in Chicago at WMAQ-AM radio and TV, WMPP-AM radio and WCIU-TV. He also served as special correspondent for KPOI Radio in Honolulu, Hawaii.As an actor, Sanders traveled with the American Negro Opera Guild and the Richard B. Harrison Players in the early 1960's. He is a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists and a past board member of the Central Florida Theatre Alliance. He currently sits as a Board Member of the People’s Theatre in Orlando, Fl.

Birth Place
Waldo, FL USA
Accomplishments

1967--A Pictorial History of Radio by Irving Settel
1971--Gabriel Award/NBC
1974--NABJ Founder
1975--Meritorious Service/Southern Press Institute/NBN
1992--CEBA Award/NBN
1995--Dedicated Service Award, Kiwanis Club NYC
2005--Hall of Fame-NABJ Chapter 5

Additional Information

Vince offers what he considers a plausable excuse for not completeing his 3rd book: Misapplied Passions. Currently, special efforts are in pursuit of a movie deal based on his 2nd book: That's Not Funny! And, he's still working hard to market his audio series on American History with emphases on African American achievements. Since retirement, Vince completed two books: "can't get HERE from THERE" & That's Not Funny! Currently seeking to market an audio series on American History with emphasis on African American achievements and 2/3 finished with manuscript for third book: Misapplied Passions. Played lead role in local production of "Driving Miss Daisy"

Contact Information

P.O. Box 917358 
Longwood FL 32791   USA
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