Radio Hall of FameVoting results for the 2016 National Radio Hall of Fame’s 24 nominations in six categories are in.  Four of those categories were decided by a voting participant panel comprised of 400 industry professionals.  The other two categories, Music Format On-Air Personality and Spoken Word On-Air Personality, were voted on by the public.  The 2016 inductees are:

Eric & Kathy (Eric Ferguson & Kathy Hart), WTMX 101.9fm The Mix Chicago

Active Local/Regional, 10+ years 

Jeff & Jer (Jeff Detrow & Jerry Cesak), KyXy 96.5 FM San Diego

Longstanding Local/Regional, 20+ years

Steve Harvey, The Steve Harvey Morning Show; syndicated by Premiere Networks

Active Network/Syndication, 10+ years

Delilah, syndicated by Premiere Networks

Longstanding Network/Syndication, 20+ years

Bob Kingsley, Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40; syndicated by Westwood One

Music Format On-Air Personality

Michael Savage, The Savage Nation; syndicated by Westwood One

Spoken Word On-Air Personality

Additionally, the National Radio Hall of Fame nominating committee voted to induct four individuals for their contribution to the industry.  Those inductees are:

George G. Beasley, Chairman/CEO/Founder of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.

Kidd Kraddick, the late beloved national air personality and founder of Kidd’s Kids Charity

Tony Roberts, former sportscaster and play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame Football

Neil Rogers, the late legendary southern Florida air personality

 

National Radio Hall of Fame Chairman Kraig T. Kitchin comments, “This year’s class of inductees represents the diversity that makes radio so personal, entertaining and impactful.  We all very much appreciate everyone who participated in this process as we welcome the very best in our business into the National Radio Hall of Fame.”

The black-tie optional induction ceremony takes place at the home of the National Radio Hall of Fame – the Museum of Broadcast Communications in downtown Chicago from

6-9 p.m. on Nov. 17.  Tickets are now available at www.radiohof.org.  A portion of ticket purchases is a tax deductible charitable donation to the Museum.

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