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National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Amir Forester, 310.967.9905 amir@foresterpublicrelations.com National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees Industry Voting Begins Today LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2016 – Voting for the 2016 National Radio Hall of Fame Inductees begins today. The 24 nominations in six categories were determined by the organization’s nominating committee. Four of those categories  will be voted on by a voting participant panel comprised of 400 industry professionals, while the other two will be voted on  by the public. Public voting commences June 20 for eight nominations for Music Format On-Air Personality and Spoken  Word On-Air Personality. National Radio Hall of Fame Chairman Kraig Kitchin comments, “The sheer depth of talent in our industry never ceases to amaze me. After much discussion and deliberation, our nominating committee is very proud of this year’s class of nominees. We’re all looking forward to seeing the voter outcome from our industry peers and listeners nationwide.” Inductees will be announced July 11. The induction ceremony will be held Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Museum of Broadcast  and Communications in downtown Chicago. NOMINEES TO BE VOTED ON BY VOTING PARTICIPANT PANEL: Longstanding Local/Regional (20 years or more) Jeff & Jer (Jeff Detrow & Jerry Cesak),San Diego Charles Laquidara, Boston Bobby O’Jay, Memphis Garland Robinette,New Orleans Active Local/Regional (10 years or more) Tom Barnard, Minneapolis BJ & Migs (BJ Shea & Steve Migs), Seattle Eric & Kathy (Eric Ferguson & Kathy Hart), Chicago Preston and Steve (Preston Elliot & Steve Morrison),Philadelphia Networks/Syndication (10 years or more) American Top 40 & On-Air With Ryan Seacrest, Ryan Seacrest The Fabulous Sports Babe, Nanci Donnellan The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Steve Harvey Wait, Wait…Don't Tell Me!, Peter Sagal Longstanding Network/Syndication (20 years or more) Delilah, Delilah Gospel Traxx with Walt “Baby” Love, Walt “Baby” Love The Jim Rome Show, Jim Rome The Kim Komando Show, Kim Komando NOMINEES TO BE VOTED ON BY LISTENERS NATIONWIDE: Music Format On-Air Personality Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton Tom Kent The Kevin & Bean Show (Kevin Ryder & Gene Baxter) Bob Kingsley Spoken Word On-Air Personality Diane Rehm Mike Francesa and Chris Russo Michael Savage Sean Hannity