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Zack Fowler Recognized by Georgia Senate on Induction to Georgia Broadcasting Hall of Fame

ATLANTA (March 1, 2019) | Today, Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia) welcomed Zack Fowler, his family and Association of Georgia Broadcasting President Bob Houghton to the Senate in honor of Mr. Fowler’s induction into the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

“I was honored to have Mr. Fowler and his family with me in the chamber to recognize this accomplishment and the commitment he has shown to our community and nation,” said Sen. Tillery. “He is a tenacious, hard-working and – most importantly – fair broadcaster who works to uphold the highest standard in journalism. Not only has he served his community through his career as a journalist, but also through 27 years of military service and volunteer work with a multitude of organizations, including the Boys and Girls Club and United Way. Our community is indebted to him for his work to ensure we are up to date on all the local and statewide news. He is truly a man worthy of this Hall of Fame induction.”

Fowler is a native of Vidalia and a graduate of the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. He is the director of Vidalia Communications which provides the main source of news to a 50 mile radius through three radio stations and an online news service. Fowler served in the U.S. Army for 27 years where he was made head of the American Forces Network in Europe and in Asia.



Sen. Blake Tillery serves as an Governor’s Administration Floor Leaders and represents the 19th Senate District, which includes Appling, Jeff Davis, Long, Montgomery, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Wayne, and Wheeler counties and a portion of Liberty and Tattnall counties.  He can be reached at 404.656.0089 or by email at