On Friday, June 15, WBEN-AM’s Sandy Beach will celebrate 50 years of broadcasting in Western New York. To celebrate this milestone, the station will be honoring the broadcasting legend by bringing in special guests during The Sandy Beach Show from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Guests for the program include Joey Reynolds, Stan Roberts, and Danny Neaverth, who will all be in-studio. If you’d like to congratulate Beach on this impressive milestone, you can call 716-803-0930 during the program!
His career in Buffalo radio started at WKBW-AM in 1968 and joined WBEN-AM in 2003. He hosted the afternoon drive for 10 years before morning to the mid-morning slot in 2013. Beach’s career has also brought him to Hartford, Dallas, San Francisco, and Milwaukee in an on-air capacity. According to the NYSBA, Beach is a three time nominee for Billboard Magazine Personality of the Year. Beach is a 2003 inductee into the Buffalo Broadcasters Hall of Fame and earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a DJ in 2013. Additionally, Beach was inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Association in October 2017.
Legendary broadcaster Sandy Beach will be inducted into the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame in October as part of the 2017 class. Beach currently hosts his morning program on WBEN-AM during the week from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and is a staple of Buffalo broadcasting having been in the market for 35 years.