Bernard McGuirk, a WABC radio veteran and former producer of 60 Minutes and Imus within the Morning, has died. He was 64.
McGuirk handed away on Wednesday, October 5, following a battle with prostate most cancers. He was simply weeks away from celebrating his sixty fifth birthday. The information was later confirmed by WABC, the place McGuirk had co-hosted Bernie & Sid within the Morning with Sid Rosenberg since April 2018.
“On behalf of John and Margo Catsimatidis and your complete #WABC household, it’s with deep disappointment and heavy hearts that we share the information of the passing of our beloved colleague and good friend, Bernie McGuirk,” 77 WABC tweeted. “We are going to all miss Bernie greater than phrases can specific.”
On behalf of John and Margo Catsimatidis and your complete #WABC household, it’s with deep disappointment and heavy hearts that we share the information of the passing of our beloved colleague and good friend, Bernie McGuirk.
We are going to all miss Bernie greater than phrases can specific. pic.twitter.com/uOS84PNWnA
— TalkRadio 77 WABC (@77WABCradio) October 6, 2022
“Bernie was my associate and my good friend,” stated Rosenberg in an announcement. “He was all the time the neatest man within the room, and I used to be lucky to be the man subsequent to him. I do know our listeners be part of me in grieving the loss to radio and to New York.”
A particular tribute for McGuirk is predicted to air on Tuesday, October 11, with reminiscences and ideas from the WABC workers.
Born on October 26, 1957, within the South Bronx, New York, McGuirk labored in his youthful years as a taxi driver. He started his radio and tv profession in 1986 after graduating from the School of Mount Saint Vincent. McGuirk spent a decade as a roving reporter for MSNBC TV’s Imus within the Morning earlier than turning into the present’s exec producer when it moved to 77 WABC in 2007.
In newer years, McGuirk was a daily visitor on Fox Information reveals corresponding to Outnumbered, Hannity, Watters’ World, and The Issue.
“We’re all devastated by the lack of Bernie. He was a real New Yorker whose expertise and intelligence propelled him to the highest of New York morning radio,” stated Pink Apple CEO John Catsimatidis. “He had unimaginable insights on native, nationwide, and world information that his listeners revered. He might be missed by everybody at WABC and his followers world wide.”
He’s survived by his spouse, Carol, and two kids, Melanie and Brendan.