National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Nominees
May 15, 2017

Voting for the 2017 National Radio Hall of Fame Inductees begins today.  The 24 nominations in six categories were determined by the organization’s Nominating Committee.  Four of those categories will be voted on by a voting participant panel comprised of nearly 1,000 industry professionals.  They’ll receive confidential ballots from the online voting service, Votem, which is also used by the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame.  Votes will be tallied by certified public accounting firm Miller Kaplan Arase, LLP.

The other two categories will be voted on by the public, also via Votem.  Public voting commences June 5 for eight nominations for Music Format On-Air Personality and Spoken Word On-Air Personality.

National Radio Hall of Fame Chairman Kraig Kitchin says, “As an industry, we should all be proud of our incredibly diverse community of talent who have made and continue to make radio great.  This year’s class of nominees is a fine representation of why millions of people connect to our medium on a daily basis.”

Inductees will be announced June 26.  The induction ceremony will be held Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Museum of Broadcast and Communications in downtown Chicago.

Nominees To Be Voted On By Voting Participant Panel:

Longstanding Local/Regional (20 years or more)
Johnny Holliday, Washington, D.C.
John “Records” Landecker, Chicago
Paul Schneider, Boise
Donnie Simpson, Washington, D.C.

Active Local/Regional (10 years or more)
Tom Barnard, Minneapolis
Jack Harris & Tedd Webb, Tampa
Charles Laquidara, Boston
Preston & Steve (Preston Elliot, Steve Morrison), Philadelphia

Active Network/Syndication (10 years or more)
Nanci Donnellan, The Fabulous Sports Babe
Sean Hannity, The Sean Hannity Show
Diane Rehm, The Diane Rehm Show
Bert Weiss, The Bert Show

Longstanding Network/Syndication (20 years or more)
Denny Matthews, Kansas City Royals Play-by-Play Broadcast
Robin Quivers, The Howard Stern Show
Jim Rome, The Jim Rome Show
Marketplace

Nominees To Be Voted On By Listeners Nationwide:

Music Format On-Air Personality
Bobby Bones
Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton
Guy Phillips
Ryan Seacrest

Spoken Word On-Air Personality
Mike Greenberg & Mike Golic (Mike & Mike)
Bill Handel
Joe Madison
Wait, Wait…Don't Tell Me!

Leading radio imaging and production company The Mix Group is the presenting sponsor of the National Radio Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.




 
Breaking News
Rodney on the Roq Ending After Over 4 Decades
iHeartMedia Names Kix Layton SVP/Programming For Greenville
PK's Throwback 105.5 Brings Old Skool Hip Hop And R&B To South Florida
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Majic 103.7
May 26, 2017
CBS Radio Promotes Shelly Easton and Bobby Smith in its Philly Cluster
iHeartMedia Names Brian Hall SVP of Programming for Ashville
Albie Dee Promoted To OM For Adams Radio Group, Salisbury/Ocean City, MD
May 24, 2017
RCA Records Promotes Joe Daddio To VP/Pop Promotion
iHeartMedia Names Rob Whiteside Digital PD For Virginia/Carolina Region
WBEN/Phiadelphia's Matt Cord & Kristen Herrman To Host National Dog Show Charity Walk
iHeartMedia Hartford Names Kelsey Maxon Digital PD
INSIGHTS: What Radio Can Learn from the TV Upfronts
Cumulus Media Adds Jay Philpott To Nights At KQRS/Minneapolis
Margaret Ann Ronayne NYC Memorial Service on June 8th
May 23, 2017
Beasley Media Group Unveils New Format Captains
iHeartMedia Austin Debuts New Spanish Top 40 Station TU 103.1
CBS Radio Officially Names John Farneda MD At WXRT/Chicago
In Brief - May 23, 2017
May 22, 2017
CBS Corporation Extends Chairman/President/CEO Les Moonves
KDMX (102.9 NOW)/Dallas Adds Kannon In Afternoon Drive
Entercom-Charlotte Signs Contract Extension with Matt & Ramona Show
May 19, 2017
Cumulus Media Oxnard/Ventura Names Matthew "Doughboy" Florence PD For KVYB
Westwood One Presents Backstage at the BBMAs
May 18, 2017
iHeartMedia St. Louis Names Maurice DeVoe PD For KMJM (100.3 The Beat)
Music News
Ariana Grande Releases Statement on Manchester Attack
Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Gorillaz, High & Low Festival
Fergie Signs Worldwide Partnership With BMG
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, Leslie Jones, Jon Bon Jovi
22 Dead in Explosion at Manchester Ariana Grande Concert
Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, Newport Folk Festival
It's a Sign of the Times: Harry Styles Debuts at #1
Drake Dominates Billboard Music Awards
Chris Cornell's Wife Issues Statement on His Death
Rocker Chris Cornell Dead at 52
The Entertainment World Remembers Chris Cornell
FMQB Photo Pass: Metallica
Katy Perry Announced as First Judge for American Idol Reboot
Katy Perry Announces New Album Witness, North American Tour
Rapper Logic Debuts Atop Billboard 200
FMQB NOW

Nicki Farag,
SVP of Promotion,
Def Jam Recordings

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!