Nominees have been announced for the National Radio Hall of Fame, and the organization launched its online voting process at www.radiohof.org.
Bruce DuMont is chairman of the National Radio Hall of Fame Steering Committee.
In the category of local or regional pioneers, the nominees include Gary Burbank, Art Laboe, Van Miller and DC’s own Ed Walker.
National pioneer nominees are “Dr. Demento,” Dick Orkin, “Suspense” and “WLS Barn Dance.”
The nominees, including bios, and how to participate in voting are detailed on the Web site. Inductions are in Chicago in November.
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The National Radio Hall of Fame, housed at The Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, announced its 2007 nominees.