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Twin Navy Veterans inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame in Akron

Dec. 6, 2007, 11:20 a.m. -  Rudolph W. and Ronald H. Brewington, who believe they are the only
African American twins in broadcasting, were among 21 people inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame in Akron, Ohio, on Nov. 4.

Rudolph Brewington is a former Washington broadcast journalist and talk-show host, and a retired Navy commander who directs LIFELines Services Network, the Navy Department's official quality-of-life Web site run under contract by General Dynamics.

Ron Brewington is the Hollywood correspondent for Radio One/XM's "The Alvin Jones Show" and the Los Angeles interviewer for "The HistoryMakers," the Chicago-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving African American history.

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Ron Brewington is also a retiree of the U.S. Navy, where he served as Station Manager and News Director at Navy Broadcasting Service Detachments (Armed Forces Radio and Television Service affiliates) at Adak, Alaska; Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory and the USS New Jersey (BB-62). Since 2005, Ron Brewington has served as the
National Public Relations Officer for Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., coordinating the total press activities for all 51 national chapters of the organization.

The two were born Nov. 2, 1946. The Akron facility is one of several broadcast halls of fame around the country. 


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