A 96-year-old radio pioneer and the creator of the Specs Howard School of Media Arts passed away on Saturday morning.
Radio pioneer Specs Howard passed away
His family has confirmed that Specs Howard, the founder of the Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield, Michigan, has passed away.
Specs Howard’s daughter Alisa Zee said, “I am heartbroken to let you know that in the early hours this morning, Saturday, September 3, 2022, my father Specs Howard concluded his adventure here on Earth.
Specs Howard Cause of death
His reason of death hasn’t been made public as of yet. Daily info express have made an effort to get in touch with the family and close friends to ask them about the incident. There have been no answers as of yet. Once we get enough data, we’ll update this page. We’ll soon publish more details about Specs Howard’s cause of death.
Who was Specs Howard?
Specs Julian “Jerry” Liebman, Howard’s birth name, was Julian on April 8, 1926. He spent thirty years in Cleveland, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan, as a radio pioneer.
In 1970, he established the Specs Howard School of Arts in Southfield, Michigan.
Early life and career of Specs Howard
In 1954, Liebman received a job offer from Cleveland. He then began using the moniker “Specs Howard.” Lawrence Technological University claims that when Liebman was a disc DJ in Cleveland, he gave his signature glasses the name “Specs Howard.” Liebman appeared on “The Martin and Howard Show” from 1962 through 1967.
In 1967, the Detroit market hired a radio announcer. After three years of market experience, Liebman founded Specs Howard School, a radio and television broadcasting-focused institution. The school changed throughout time and expanded its curriculum to include graphic design and digital media skills. On January 14, 2020, the media trade school celebrated its 50th birthday.
In 2021, the Specs Howard School of Media Arts closed its location in Southfield and amalgamated with Lawrence Tech. More than 15,000 former students of Specs Howard have entered the media industry since 1970.
Tribute to Specs Howard
A special thank you to Specs Howard from the many Specs alums who joined us last weekend to celebrate Specs with a dedicated tailgate and tribute during LTU’s football home opener. 💙🤍 #WeAreLTU pic.twitter.com/v8cTw78iFv— Specs@LTU (@SpecsHoward) September 2, 2022
“He always expressed gratitude to the entire media industry. Every step of his professional career, he felt your embrace, letting him know that everyone was supporting and guiding him in his quest to improve lives.
The entire Specs Howard Family would like to extend a sincere “Thank You” to everyone who has ever listened to him on the radio, graduated from the Specs Howard School, hired workers he trained, or even just uttered kind words to or about Dad “Alisa added.
The family of Specs Howard is offered our sympathies from Daily info Express.
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