Commo Enters Vermont Broadcasters HoF
Congratulations to 9-time NSSA Vermont Sportscaster of the Year George Commo, who was recently inducted into the Vermont Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. The press release follows:
George Commo of the Northeast Sports Network was inducted into the Vermont Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame during ceremonies Saturday night at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington.
An extraordinary play by play sportscaster, George Commo has been calling the action on the ice and other venues since the early 70′s. Few, if any, are better at describing the play-by-play of college hockey.
George was the radio and TV voice of the University of Vermont men’s hockey team for 18 years and since 1999 has been the voice of Norwich University hockey on WDEV Radio and also now on the Northeast Sports Network.
He has served as the voice of University of Vermont basketball, Norwich University football, Vermont Expos and Lake Monsters baseball, as well as American Canadian Tour stock car racing and every high school sport you can name. He has called numerous NCAA tournament games in hockey and basketball, including six hockey National Championship Games.
Commo is also the co-host of a daily weekday talk show on nsnradio.net with fellow VAB Hall of Famer Jack Healey. George is a nine time winner of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Vermont Sportscaster of the Year Award and is also a member of the Vermont Principal’s Association Hall of Fame.
Commo is the father of three sons, Kevin, Tony and Jack. He and his wife Dot live in Burlington.