The National Radio Hall of Fame (NRHOF) announced the 2010 nominees in four public voting categories on Tuesday. In the Active National category, Howard Stern leads the way with Citadel Media’s “Money Talk” syndicated radio host Bob Brinker, 50-year plus broadcasting veteran and NPR news anchor Carl Kasell and syndicated radio personality Bob Kingsley, host of “Country Top 40.” The National-Pioneer category includes Barry Farber, the program “Music and the Spoken Word, the voice of The Fighting Irish on Mutual and Westwood One Tony Roberts and the WLS National Barn Dance.
Online balloting will begin on June 14, and will end on August 1. The NRHOFSC will meet on August 4 to ratify the voting results and will then select additional 2010 inductees, including worthy posthumous and non on-air individuals.
The National Radio Hall of Fame inductions will take place during a live national radio broadcast from Chicago on Saturday, November 6. Westwood One will produce and distribute the two-hour broadcast.