Larry Blustein

Contributor
Inducted 2010

Larry Blustein is a familiar face on the South Florida prep scene, using multiple media outlets to promote the area's brightest stars.

Born in Miami, Blustein started covering sports while he attended North Miami Senior High School. After high school, he moved on to the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he started his college career and became a reporter for a program on the KLAS Las Vegas radio station. Following his time in Las Vegas, Blustein moved back to Florida, and received his bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Central Florida.

In his career covering high school athletics, he has written and worked for multiple respected outlets in television, radio and print. Blustein has 40 years of experience in his field, and in this time he has been a vital contributor to not only high school athletics, but the community as well. Throughout the years, he has been directly involved with many athletes he has covered.Of those athletes, he is estimated to have helped more than 7,000 young men and women achieve their dreams of receiving a college scholarship.

Blustein currently covers high school sports for the Miami Herald and is the editor of the South Florida Sun Times. He is also known for his radio show on WQAM (560 AM) and as a contributor for the Orlando Sentinel. Blustein also works as the "voice" of the FHSAA Wrestling Finals.

Due to his dedication to his work, he was named Broadcaster of the Year in 1981 and Broward County Man of the Year in 1997. He is a member of the 2008 North Miami Senior High School Hall of Fame class and the Florida Wrestling Hall of Fame Class of 2009.