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Ray Didinger

Legacy of Excellence

Local, Sportswriter, Broadcaster

Raised in Folsom and a graduate of St. James High School (1964)

Graduate of Temple University with a B.S. degree in communications (1968)

Started journalistic career at the Delaware County Daily Times (1968-69)

Covered the NFL for The Philadelphia Bulletin (1969-80)

Covered the NFL for The Philadelphia Daily News (1980-96)

3 time Philadelphia Press Association award winner for reporting

6 time Keystone Press Association Award winner for feature writing

Pro Football Writers of America award for outstanding feature story (1991)

3 time Associated Press award winner for column writing

5 times named Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year (1988, 1990-93)

Co-hosts a weekly radio show on 610 WIP-AM

Senior producer for NFL Films (1996-Present)

Analyst on Comcast SportsNet’s Eagles Post Game Live (1999-Present)

4 time Emmy Award recipient as a writer and producer for NFL Films

Wrote and produced a documentary biography called “Dick Vermeil: A Coach for All Seasons"

  • Named Best Biography at the Aurora International Film Festival (2000)

Wrote and co-produced “Winning is Living and Losing is Dying: The George Allen Story”

  • Named Best Sports Documentary by Sports Illustrated (2001)

Named “Best of Philly - Sports Radio Personality” by Philadelphia Magazine (2005)

Inducted in the Delaware County Athletes Hall of Fame (1995)

Inductee of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame

Enshrined at the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Dick McCann Memorial Award for long and distinguished reporting of pro football (1995)

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