July 11, 2016
Former University of Notre Dame football radio play-by-play veteran Tony Roberts has been selected for induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame.
Roberts is one of four individuals chosen for career contributions to the industry.
The induction ceremony will take place Nov. 17 at the home of the National Radio Hall of Fame-the Museum of Broadcast Communications in downtown Chicago.
A Chicago native, Roberts handled play by play on Irish radio broadcasts on Westwood One from 1980 through 2005. In 2005 he received the Chris Schenkel Award from the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame for his work on college football.
Roberts also broadcast National Football League games, Indiana football and basketball games, Navy football, the Washington Senators and the Washington Bullets. He worked six Summer Olympic Games.