Bob Barker To Be Inducted Into NAB Hall Of Fame
November 2, 2007 at 6:40 AM (PT)
BOB BARKER, retired host of the renowned CBS game show "The Price Is Right," will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB SHOW Television Luncheon on MONDAY, APRIL 14th, 2008 in LAS VEGAS.
"For 50 years, BOB BARKER has been an enduring figure for millions of television viewers," said NAB Pres./CEO DAVID K. REHR. "He has served as the familiar face for family-friendly programming, and we are proud to honor him for his contribution to broadcasting and American entertainment."
BARKER attended school at DRURY COLLEGE, where he first took a job at KTTS-A/SPRINGFIELD, MO to help finance his studies as an economics major. After graduating summa cum laude, BARKER worked for KTTS-A/SPRINGFIELD, MO, WWPG-A/PALM BEACH, FL, KWIK-A/BURBANK, and KGFJ-A/LOS ANGELES , leading to a job as host of the popular TV show, "Truth or Consequences," which BARKER hosted for 18 years.