He was 77-years-of-age.
Howard worked for WMCA 570 AM and WINS 1010 AM in New York City. From 1982 to 1985, Tradup was Executive Producer of the Ralph & Ryan morning show on WMCA — then owned by Ellen & Peter Straus of Straus Communications.
From 1985-2002, he anchored and made entertainment reports on Broadway, movies, etc. Howard also worked at WCBS-AM and ABC Radio in Nework, as well as WIND, WBBM & WCFL/Chicago along with The Associated Press in Albany and New York.
More recently, Howard was a news achor for Howard Stern and hosted "Howard's World" covering Stern's world on SiriusXM from 2005 until he retired in May, 2013.