”Thank-you, National Hall of Fame, for this great honor” ~ Ralph Emery
National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Class
Induction Ceremony Tickets on Sale NowFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Contact:Amir Forester, firstname.lastname@example.orgLOS ANGELES, July 11, 2016 – Voting 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 comprisedof 400 industry professionals. The other two categories, Music FormatOn-Air Personality and Spoken Word On-Air Personality, were voted onby the public. The 2016 inductees are:Eric & Kathy(Eric Ferguson & Kathy Hart), WTMX 101.9fm The Mix ChicagoActive Local/Regional, 10+ yearsJeff & Jer(Jeff Detrow & Jerry Cesak), KyXy 96.5 FM San DiegoLongstanding Local/Regional, 20+ yearsSteve Harvey, The Steve Harvey Morning Show; syndicated by Premiere NetworksActive Network/Syndication, 10+ yearsDelilah, syndicated by Premiere NetworksLongstanding Network/Syndication, 20+ yearsBob Kingsley, Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40; syndicated by Westwood OneMusic Format On-Air PersonalityMichael Savage, The Savage Nation; syndicated by Westwood OneSpoken Word On-Air PersonalityAdditionally, 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 CharityTony Roberts, former sportscaster and play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame FootballNeil 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 A portion of ticket purchases is a tax deductible charitable donation to the Museum.