The National Radio Hall of Fame has announced its inductees for the Class of 2016.
Winners were chosen in six categories, according to a Monday news release. While inductees in four categories were voted on by industry professionals, the public chose the winners in two categories – music format on-air personality and spoken word on-air personality.
Here are this year's winners:
- Active Local/Regional, 10+ years: Eric & Kathy (Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart), WTMX – Chicago
- Longstanding Local/Regional, 20+ years: Jeff & Jer (Jeff Detrow and Jerry Cesak), KYXY – San Diego
- Active Network/Syndication, 10+ years: Steve Harvey, "The Steve Harvey Morning Show," Premiere Networks
- Longstanding Network/Syndication, 20+ years: Delilah, Premiere Networks
- Music Format On-Air Personality: Bob Kingsley, "Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40," Westwood One
- Spoken Word On-Air Personality: Michael Savage, "The Savage Nation," Westwood One
The nominating committee also decided to induct the following:
- George G. Beasley, chairman/CEO/founder of Beasley Broadcast Group Inc.
- Kidd Kraddick, national radio personality and founder of Kidd's Kids Charity
- Tony Roberts, former sportscaster and Notre Dame announcer
- Neil Rogers, late southern Florida radio personality
The induction ceremony will take place from 6-9 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago. Learn more here.
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