Voting begins Monday for a new class of the Radio Hall of Fame. The organization just announced 24 nominees; winners will be announced next month.
This year’s induction ceremony will be done as a live radio broadcast from several locations instead of a physical event; details of that aren’t out yet. The lists are below:
NOMINEES TO BE VOTED ON BY VOTING PARTICIPANT PANEL:
Longstanding Local/Regional (20 years or more)
Mark & Brian-KLOS-FM
Bobby Rich-KFMB-FM San Diego & KMXZ-FM Tucson
Bob Rivers-KJR-FM Seattle
Donnie Simpson-WMMJ-FM Washington D.C.
Active Local/Regional (10 years or more)
Angie Martinez-WWPR-FM New York City
Matt Siegel-WXKS-FM Boston
Elliot Segal-WWDC-FM Washington D.C.
Bob Stroud-WDRV-FM Chicago
Longstanding Network/Syndication (20 years or more)
Sid Mark-Host, Sounds of Sinatra
Joey Reynolds-Host, WOR Radio Network
Cokie Roberts-Political Reporter, NPR
Suzyn Waldman-New York Yankees Radio Network
Active Network/Syndication (10 years or more)
The Breakfast Club-Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee, DJ Envy, Premiere Networks
Larry Elder-Salem Radio Network
Jaime Jarrin-Los Angeles Dodgers Network
Kim Komando-Host, Kim Komando Show, Westar Radio Network
NOMINEES TO BE VOTED ON BY LISTENERS/RADIO HALL OF FAME NOMINATING COMMITTEE:
Music Format On-Air Personality
Whitney Allen-The Big Time with Whitney Allen, Westwood One
Bob & Sheri-The Bob and Sheri Show, Westwood One
Sway Calloway-Sirius XM Shade 45 Channel
John Boy & Billy-The John Boy & Billy Show, Premiere Networks
Spoken Word On-Air Personality
Glenn Beck-The Glenn Beck Show, Premiere Networks
John & Ken-The John & Ken Show, KFI-AM Los Angeles
Stephanie Miller-The Stephanie Miller Show, WYD Media
Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me-NPR
(end of list)
Craig Kitchin is chair of the Radio Hall of Fame and Dennis Green heads the Nominating Committee.
Nominees in four industry-voted categories are voted on by a participant panel of 600 industry people. Winners in two listener-voted categories are determined by the public nominating committee. The outcome of the listener vote will count as one vote among the committee votes.