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Martindale Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Radio show host receives Hollywood F.A.M.E. Award

Wink Martindale, Sandy Martindale and fellow Hollywood F.A.M.E Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Steve Resnik on the red carpet at the L.A. Music Awards.

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Wink Martindale, who was multiplatform before digital made it cool, received a Hollywood F.A.M.E. for Lifetime Achievement Producer/Host last month.

Martindale got his start in radio, first in small-town Jackson, Tenn., then to Memphis, Tenn. (DJ and TV host) and then the big time — the 1960s in Los Angeles, where he was a top DJ. He also had a few hit records of his own along the way.

Martindale made the move to television becoming a well-known game show host for numerous game shows for decades — “Gambit,” “Tic-Tac-Dough,” “Bumper Stumpers” being just a few.

He has returned to his radio roots, hosting Envision Radio Networks-syndicated “The 100 Greatest Christmas Hits of All Time.”

A release explains, “The Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards celebrate and honor Film, Art, Music and Entertainment by recognizing outstanding contributors from those fields.” Martindale was also game show producer.