2014 Country Radio Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced
October 2, 2013 at 8:15 AM (PT)
The COUNTRY RADIO SEMINAR (CRS) BOARD OF DIRECTORS has announced the Class of 2014 COUNTRY RADIO HALL OF FAME inductees.
“The recognition of these deserving and worthy HALL OF FAME inductees represent four unique careers filled with accomplishments, contributions and excellence in advancing Country radio,” said CRS HALL OF FAME Chairman RJ CURTIS. “And each of our honorees for 2014 are still actively, passionately and successfully involved with listeners, artists and the music that helps to sustain Country radio’s dominance.”
SCHADT has been on the air in CHARLOTTE since 1981, first handling mornings at CBS RADIO WSOC from 1981-1997 before switching to CLEAR CHANNEL crosstown WKKT for wakeups, where he has been since. He owns the distinction of being the longest consecutive on-air personality on CHARLOTTE radio history.
JIM DENNY has been with WFMS since 1988 and has anchored the morning show since 1990. During that time The WFMS morning show has been recognized as the COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION "Personality Of The Year" twice (2007, 2009) and once by the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (2006).
BROPHEY began his radio career in 1973. In 1984 he started his tenure in Country radio while at WXTU/PHILADELPHIA. He has programmed ‘KLB since 1996. The station recently achieved its first-ever #1 ranking in BOSTON with the AUGUST PPM ratings.
WILSON founded CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS in 1984, successfully growing the radio group to 205 stations in 42 states. After selling the company, WILSON eventually formed ALPHA BROADCASTING in 2009, which operates Country KUPL/PORTLAND, OR. He then formed L&L BROADCASTING in 2012, a company that owns 30 stations across the U.S.
The class of 2014 will be inducted on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18th at the COUNTRY HALL OF FAME DINNER at the NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER.
For more info, visit www.crb.org.