Nebraska Broadcasters Association Names Dave Thorell, Two Others To Hall Of Fame
March 18, 2016 at 12:20 PM (PT)
JERRY DISHONG, ROSE ANN SHANNON and DAVE THORELL will be inducted into the NEBRASKA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME as its 95th, 96th and 97th members in a ceremony on AUGUST 16th during the NBA’s 82nd Annual Convention in LINCOLN, NE.
DISHONG has been working at KDUH TV in SCOTTSBLUFF, NE, for 50 years, beginning as a part-time broadcaster in 1966. Over his lengthy career at KDUH, JERRY has held nearly every position at the station including switcher, reporter, anchor, news director, program manager and station manager.
SHANNON is the news director at KETV in OMAHA, a position she has held since 1993. She began as an intern at KMTV in 1973 and held multiple positions over 12 years there before joining KETV in 1986 as assignment manager.
THORELL's 47-year NEBRASKA broadcasting career continues as the midday personality at NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION News/Talk KRVN (880 RURAL RADIO)/LEXINGTON, NE. He got his start on the air at KUVR in HOLDREGE, NE, in 1969 before moving behind the microphone at KRVN in 1974, where he has been a source of news and information for ranchers and farmers across NEBRASKA and beyond.