OAB Hall of Fame
“Excellence in Broadcasting” describes the television career of Tom Goodgame. He possessed the innate leadership ability to bring people together with a common bond of achieving excellence in the endeavors. Tom Goodgame fostered a strong belief that service to the community was a primary responsibility of television stations. To this end, his influence raised the marked and industry standards.
As a General Manager, his stations were recognized as market and national leaders. During his ten year tenure at KTUL-TV, Tulsa, the station was one of the nation’s and network’s top rated stations. Under his leadership, KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh, and WBZ-TV, Boston, won the coveted Gabriel Awards as the finest stations in the nation. He served as President of the Westinghouse Broadcasting Television Group from 1986 until his retirement in 1992.
Goodgame was active in many industry organizations. He is a former member of the OAB Board of Directors and is a Past Chairman of the Television Board of the National Association of Broadcasters.
A recognized industry leader, Tom Goodgame provided his public “Excellence in Broadcasting.”