Terry and Ralph Kovel Chosen as Press Club of Cleveland Hall of Fame Inductees The Press Club of Cleveland has chosen Terry Kovel and her late husband Ralph as inductees in the 2010 Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame.
News-Antique.com - Sep 02,2010 - PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 02, 2010 – -CLEVELAND- The Press Club of Cleveland has chosen Terry Kovel and her late husband Ralph as inductees in the 2010 Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame. Terry and Ralph Kovel will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Oct. 27, along with the five other inductees.
According to the Press Club’s announcement, “Terry Kovel and the late Ralph Kovel have kept collectors and dealers up-to-date for more than four decades on trends, prices, care and identification of antiques and other collectibles with over 95 books and a nationally syndicated column.”
The Kovels’ newspaper column, “Kovels: Antiques and Collecting,” is the longest-running U.S. syndicated column written by the original bylined author. Terry and Ralph started writing it for The Cleveland Press in 1953 and it went into syndication two years later. They have written monthly columns for several national magazines and starred in TV series on public television, Discovery channel, and HGTV.
The Kovels have been credited by The New York Times with focusing “overwhelmingly on ordinary things for ordinary collectors, the artifacts of everyday American life.” Authors of close to 100 books, the Kovels write the annual “Kovels Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide,” an essential tool for any antiques and collectibles buyer, seller or collector.
In addition to their books, which have sold over 4 million copies, the Kovels are known for their popular website, Kovels.com. Recently redesigned, the website is a treasure trove of antiques information visited by thousands of people every day. http://www.kovels.com offers a free antiques and collectibles price guide, a free weekly letter from Terry Kovel, a subscription newsletter, an extensive marks identification database, forums and much more. Kovels.com is a must-stop for anyone interested in antiques and collectibles.
Terry Kovel has authored more than 97 books about collecting and antiques, including the best-selling annual price guide, "Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide." Hailed by Parade magazine as "the duchess of the antiques world," Terry publishes a monthly newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, and writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column distributed to more than 150 newspapers and websites. Terry and her late husband, Ralph, appeared weekly on the HGTV program "Flea Market Finds with the Kovels." Terry's popular website with free prices and information for collectors is www.Kovels.com. The Kovels' most recent books are "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900 to 2000," and "Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2011," with 2,500 full-color photos and 47,000 actual prices. Both are available wherever books are sold and online at http://www.kovelsonlinestore.com/2011_Kovels_Price_Guide_p/b28531.htm.