McDonald’s Names Annual List of Black Media Legends

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By Jerry Barmash Comment

For the 9th year, McDonald’s, in recognition of Black History Month, has named New York-based talent as Black Media Legends.

FishbowlNY will be on hand February 1 when those chosen are feted at a Waldorf-Astoria luncheon.

Among this year’s honorees:

  • Sade Baderinwa, WABC-TV
  • Fred “Bugsy” Buggs, 98.7 Kiss FM
  • Imhotep Gary Byrd, WBLS/WLIB
  • Lewis Dodley, NY1
  • Funkmaster Flex, Hot 97/WQHT
  • Janice Huff, WNBC
  • Otis Livingston, WCBS-TV (left)
  • Craig Treadway, WPIX

The faces of this year’s class will make up a poster given out free during February at tristate McDonald’s restaurants.