HARTFORD — After 39 years of countless interviews, insightful storytelling and most recently, her exploration of the richness of life, Faith Middleton’s beloved Faith Middleton Food Schmooze show and podcast ended on Nov. 21, on Connecticut Public Radio.
Fans of the Faith Middleton Food Schmooze can still listen to rebroadcasts of her show on Connecticut Public Radio and on demand at WNPR.org. In addition, Faith’s recipes, tips, food notes, videos and more will remain available on her website and Facebook page.
“For close to four decades, Faith has educated, entertained and interacted with people who have come to love her as a knowledgeable and passionate source for all things food, drink and life. We thank her for her devotion to our audiences, and we wish her success in the future. No doubt, it will be a future filled with joy and great new adventures to come.” said Connecticut Public President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark G. Contreras.
“I’ve adored the privilege of these 39 years at Connecticut Public,” said Middleton, “I am so grateful to all those who have generously worked on any of the shows with me, and to the amazing listeners, guests and supporters for joining the party.”
Middleton has been described as “an institution” in her broadcast region. She was named “Best Radio Talk Show Host” in the state by Connecticut Magazine for 11 consecutive years. In 2008, Middleton was named as a Hall of Fame recipient by Connecticut Magazine. In 2012, she was inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. Middleton has twice received the “Pulitzer” of broadcast journalism, The Peabody Award. She also is a recipient of the Ohio State Award.
In May, 2008, Middleton received the Mark Twain Award from the Connecticut Press Association and Humanitarian Award from The Children’s Community Programs of Connecticut. Middleton received the Distinguished Public Service Award of The Connecticut Bar Association.
Fans can send congratulations and well wishes to Faith in the comments section here at www.foodschmooze.org.
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