The Texas Radio Hall of Fame (C) an organization dedicated to the recognition of broadcasting greats in the Lone Star State is delighted to release the names of their 2015 Inductees, as selected by our Lifetime Voting Members-and affirmed this day 7/6/2015 by Chairman Bud Buschardt:
Roger Ramsey-Personality/Record Promotion MCA Records (Southwest)
Jay Ward-News Anchor/Reporter
Bob Pickett-Personality/Music Director
Bobby Kraig-Program Director/Personality/Head of Arista Records Country Division
Tom Franklin-Sports Anchor/Reporter/Play-By-Play Announcer
Joe Tom White-Personality
Roger Emrich-Sports Anchor/News Reporter/Personality
Don Armstrong-News Anchor/Personality/Talk Show Host
Jerome Davis-News Anchor/Reporter
Derrill Holly-News Anchor/Reporter
Barry Warner-Sports Anchor/Personality
Carl Brazell-General Manager
Snuff Garrett-Personality responsible for introducing Buddy Holly to the world!
2015 Feature: Trailblazers -to be posthumously inducted…
Harold Hough-WBAP Radio *armed with an $800 investment, 820am in Ft. Worth was born!
Alfred P. Daniel-Known as “The Dean of Houston Radio” and owner of the cities 2nd broadcast signal, KPRC.
Pappy O’Daniel-Politician, Proprietor, PR Man “Pass the Biscuits, Pappy.”
Charles Henry “Dad” Garrett-Owner, WRR Radio-the 2nd broadcast frequency in Texas.
2015 Feature: News Makers & Risk Takers -to be posthumously inducted…
Ed Shane-Consultant/Talk Show Host/Personality and revolutionary “girl talk” pioneer.
Dick Siegel-Pilot and Personality for KLIF/KPLX, and eventually WBAP radio Ft. Worth/Dallas.
Martini and Edmonds-Anita broke the gender barrier, and was first female reporter to cover <Men’s> locker room press conferences. Mike, Play-by-Play announcer for U of H, and Program Director of KILT/610-the first All-Sports station in Houston, Texas.
Sam Pate-Long-time D/FW radio and TV reporter, the very first reporter in the nation to report shots had been fired in Kennedy motorcade.
Ted Norman-VP/GM of KSCS/Ft. Worth, Texas. While his early life is worthy of a book itself, Ted’s broadcasting legacy lies on the 96.3 frequency, where, as companion to sister Station WBAP 820 am’s “Country Gold” format KSCS, FM96 “Silver Country Stereo” was created. -a broadcasting breakthrough in Major Market radio at the time.
Mary Sam Stoddard “Sammy” Award Winner: Jean Longwith-SAC Radio/TV Instructor-to be posthumously inducted…
The Texas Radio Hall of Fame’s 2015 Induction Celebration will be held at 11am on November 14th, 2015 at the Marriott Austin North (located in Round Rock)-tickets are on sale now.
This year, our program will be dedicated to the life and career of D/FW personality Terry Dorsey, who passed away earlier this year.
For more information, contact Josh Holstead, Operations Manager-Texas Radio Hall of Fame