Georgia Radio Hall Honors Eight
May 2, 2011 at 4:41 AM (PT)
THE GEORGIA RADIO HALL OF FAME will honor 8 radio professionals as Legacy Inductees at their 5th Anniversary Induction Ceremony on OCTOBER 15th. They are, JAMES BROWN, ERNIE HARWELL, JACK HURST, PEPPER MARTIN, BILL MCCAIN, DICK MEEDER, ED MULLINAX, and BEN PORTER.
The 2011 Founders and Directors Award recipient is JIM WESLEY.
Also announced were the candidates for Career Achievement Induction during the same program. They are, BYRON DOBBS WLJA/ELLIJAY-JASPER, HARLEY DREW WGAC/AUGUSTA, CONNIE GAINES WNEG/TOCCOA, STEVE HOLMAN THE ATLANTA HAWKS, "JAY" JACOBS JACOBS MEDIA GAINESVILLE, BURKE JOHNSON WAOK/ATLANTA, MARK KANOV WQXI and WSTR/ATLANTA, DAN MASON Z93-/ATLANTA, MOBY THE MOBY NETWORK/GEORGIA, RANDY and SPIFF WYAY FM/ATLANTA, DR. DALE VAN CANTFORT DEPARTMENT CHAIR, MASS COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT, PIEDMONT COLLEGE/DEMOREST, RICHARD WARNER GEORGIA RADIO NEWS SERVICE/ATLANTA, BURL WOMACK WEAS/SAVANNAH, JOHN YOUNG Z93/ATLANTA.
Voting to select eight of the candidates by the members of the GEORGIA RADIO HALL OF FAME begins JUNE 1, 2011. The names will be announced the evening of the ceremony. The event will take place at the HILTON ATLANTA/MARIETTA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER. The master of ceremonies will be EMMY AWARD winning actor and SIRIUS radio personality, JAY THOMAS.
Ticket information, hotel reservations and bios may be found on the organizations web site, www.grhof.com.