Longtime Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) member Bill Bleyer has been named a 2015 recipient of Hofstra University’s George M. Estabrook Distinguished Service Award.
The honor is awarded for service to Hofstra or outstanding career achievement.
Bleyer, of Bayville, N.Y., graduated from Hofstra in 1974.
A former reporter at Newsday, he is currently PCLI’s vice president. He is a former PCLI President and SPJ Region 1 Director.
In June he was inducted into the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame.