Tuesday, October 29, 2019

R.I.P.: Tony Bombardo, Longtime CNY Traffic Reporter

Tony Bombardo
Longtime Central New York radio traffic reporter Anthony "Tony " J. Bombardo Jr. has died at age 78.

He was one of 62 WHEN radio's most recognized air personalities throughout the late 70's and 80's.

He started his broadcast career with WHEN in 1977 as "Captain Scott King", flying the station's plane and relaying traffic information to thousands of listeners daily during the important morning and afternoon commutes.

After leaving WHEN, Tony began broadcasting traffic reports, under his own name and was heard on numerous local stations including 93Q, Oldies 92 and News Channel 9.

He retired in 2010 ending 33 years of reporting.

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