Famous for his quarter century run as the twice-a-night sports anchor at WKBW-TV (Channel 7). To hundreds of thousands of viewers, his face and voice are the definitive representation of sports on the Niagara Frontier. In the mid-1950s , he became one of the youngest staff announcers at NBC-TV in New York, eventually returning to Buffalo to work at NBC-owned WBUF-TV, Channel 17. In 1958, when Channel 7 signed on, it was Azarâ€™s voice that welcomed viewers to what would become Buffaloâ€™s No.1 TV station. Seated at the Channel 7 news desk with Tom Jolls and Irv Weinstein, Azar made up the longest running anchor team in the history of television (24 years – begining in 1965.)Azar retired from WKBW-TV in 1989.