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Public Voting for National Radio Hall of Famers Starts Today
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Contact:Amir Forester, email@example.comPublic Voting for National Radio Hall of Famers Starts TodayLOS ANGELES, June 20, 2016 – Starting today through June 30, listeners nationwide can vote for their favorite radiopersonalities in two categories to be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame on Nov. 17, 2016. The nominees forMusic Format On-Air Personality are: Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton, Tom Kent, The Kevin & Bean Show (Kevin Ryder and Gene Baxter), and Bob Kingsley. For Spoken Word On-Air Personality, the nominees are Sean Hannity, Mike and the Mad Dog(Mike Francesa and Chris Russo), Diane Rehm and Michael Savage. From now until 11:59 p.m. ET June 30, fans can text36500 with their one vote for each Hall of Fame category accordingly: Message and data rates may apply.Music Format On-Air Personality For Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton, text “HOLLYWOOD HAMILTON,” “HOLLYWOOD” or “HAMILTON” to 36500For Tom Kent, text “TOM KENT” or “TOM” to 36500For Kevin & Bean, text “KEVIN & BEAN,” “KEVIN” or “BEAN” to 36500For Bob Kingsley, text “BOB KINGSLEY” or “BOB” to 36500Spoken Word On-Air PersonalityFor Sean Hannity, text “HANNITY” to 36500For Mike and the Mad Dog, text “MIKE & THE MAD DOG,” “MIKE” or “CHRIS” to 36500For Diane Rehm, text “DIANE REHM” or “DIANE” to 36500For Michael Savage, text “SAVAGE” to 36500Chairman of the National Radio Hall of Fame Kraig T. Kitchin comments, “The listener response we received last year since reinstituting the public voting process after a five-year hiatus was overwhelmingly positive. Fans want to engage and be apart of the process, which is a tribute to the dynamic personalities of each show.”Winners of the two categories will be announced July 11. Fans needing more information can visit each host’s Twitter feed,Facebook page, website, or the National Radio Hall of Fame website:www.radiohof.org.In addition to the two listener-voting categories, there are four categories being voted on by a panel comprised of 400industry professionals. For a list of nominees: www.radiohof.org. Those winners will also be announced July 11. The induction ceremony takes place Nov. 17 at the home of the National Radio Hall of Fame – the Museum of BroadcastCommunications in downtown Chicago.