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Bob Cudmore's Biography

Bob Cudmore

Radio personality, writer and teacher Bob Cudmore is the author of Stories from the Mohawk Valley. A native of Amsterdam, Cudmore’s first project on local history was to co-produce with Steve Dunn the WMHT-TV documentary”Historic Views of the Carpet City: Amsterdam, N.Y.” in 2000.

The next year Cudmore began his now weekly Mohawk Valley history column in the Daily Gazette, Focus on History. He has written over 400 columns about the people, institutions and happenings of the region.     

Known in Upstate New York for hosting WGY radio’s night time talk show Contact from 1980 to 1993, Cudmore today is host of the morning radio show on Lite 104.7 FM and 1570AM WVTL in his home town of Amsterdam.  In 2008 he was awarded the Herbert T. Singer Community Service Award by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.

Cudmore is an adjunct professor in the Department of Communications at the College of St. Rose in Albany where he has taught the popular course Introduction to Mass Media since 1988.

He also spent eight years in media relations with the State University of New York System Administration in Albany.

Recently the narrator of a nationally distributed documentary, “Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years,” Cudmore also co-produced or narrated WMHT-TV documentaries on local downtowns and railroads. He has hosted numerous public television discussion programs. He wrote the Upstate New York humor book, “You Can’t Go Wrong: Stories from Nero, N.Y.”

Cudmore lives in Glenville.  He has two grown children, Kathleen Cudmore Bokan and Bob Cudmore Jr. His best friend and companion is Audrey Sears of Clifton Park, N.Y.  His wife of 34 years, Mary Pritchard Cudmore, died in 2001. 

Bob Cudmore
Nero Publishing Company
125 Horstman Drive
Glenville, N.Y. 12302
518 346-6657









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