Radio Hall Of Fame Announces 2008 Inductees
July 18, 2008 at 5:16 AM (PT)
The NATIONAL RADIO HALL OF FAME at the MUSEUM OF BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS in CHICAGO has announced its 2008 inductees, and the list includes ART BELL, the late WHDH-A/BOSTON morning man JESS CAIN, WRKO-A/BOSTON afternoon host HOWIE CARR, the late BOB COLLINS of WGN-A/CHICAGO, KGO-A/SAN FRANCISCO GM MICKEY LUCKOFF, long-time LOS ANGELES radio fixture CHARLIE TUNA, the late DICK WHITTINGHILL of KMPC-A/LOS ANGELES, and Dr. JAMES DOBSON's "FOCUS ON THE FAMILY." CAIN, COLLLINS, and WHITTINGHILL were previously announced as inductees, with the others selected in an online public vote.
Voters in the online balloting rejected, among other nominees, HOWARD STERN (beaten out by DOBSON's feature).
The winners will be inducted in a black-tie gala on NOVEMBER 8th. The ceremony will be broadcast live by WESTWOOD ONE.