The Texas Radio Hall of Fame (C) is an organization dedicated to the recognition of broadcasting greats in the Lone Star State. 


It is with deep regret we inform you of the untimely death of our outgoing Chairman, Bud Buschardt.  

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For Immediate Release:


Broadcast marketing veteran, native Texan will lead TRHOF and its 20th anniversary celebration.


HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 6, 2020) — The Texas Radio Hall of Fame (TRHOF) has named Doug Harris, a 2011 inductee, as its new Executive Director.  The announcement was made by retiring Operations Manager Josh Holstead during the Hall of Fame’s virtual awards ceremony on November 7th.


“We’ve been watching Doug Harris work for some time,” observes Holstead, who has directed TRHOF operations since 2012, and has been a part of the organization since it’s 2001 inception. “Doug’s service to arts and professional organizations like The Houston Film Critics Society and Artists for Artists has helped these groups and others reach new levels and that’s what we want our future to look like. In advance of our 20th anniversary, we’re ready to kick up some dust and he will be our Dust Kicker-In-Chief.”

The Texas Radio Hall of Fame recognizes career professionals in virtually all aspects of the radio industry who have achieved excellence at stations licensed in Texas.  The TRHOF promotes interest in broadcasting as a career path and generates awareness of the Texas Museum of Broadcasting and Communications in Kilgore, Texas.   https://texasbroadcastmuseum.com/

“Josh and his advisory board have done an amazing job keeping the power of great radio top of mind with Texas listeners and advertisers “, notes Harris. “Our job now is to reconfirm radio’s critical role in American life and recruit the next generation of Hall of Famers.”

Harris got his first job in radio in 1983 at heritage AOR KLOL-FM in Houston and enjoyed a storied career as an award-winning marketing and promotion director.  His later service as a consultant and trainer to radio and TV stations in the US, Canada and abroad connected him to public and private broadcast operations in 27 countries on five continents.

Find our more about The Texas Radio Hall of Fame here:   http://trhof.net/


 Josh Holstead   josh@joshholstead.com      281-793-4527

 Doug Harris     dough@noisemaker.com      713-569-7716