Charlie Brotman, one of the area’s living PR legends, just celebrated his 90th birthday.
The milestone was celebrated with a number of his long-time friends at a lunch in his honor at which a custom birthday card was presented to him. The card said that Brotman is a man “who was a friend to many in the sports world, a man who launched his own PR firm, a man who served as presidential announcer for decades, and a man who was the voice of the Washington Nationals and major tennis tournaments. Plus, a man who has been inducted into 11 different Halls of Fame during his more than 50 years in public relations and announcing, including the Washington Hall of Fame, the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, Jock’s Hall of Fame, the Public Relations Society of America Hall of Fame, the Advertising Club of Washington Hall of Fame, the Greater Washington Fastpitch Softball Hall of Fame, plus his induction in 2014 at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts for the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation Hall of Fame.”
Brotman, a long-time publicist, said “What a lunch! Best ever!”
Happy birthday, Charlie!