The nominations for the 2018 class of inductees at the National Radio Hall of Fame and voting has started for four of the categories.  Detroit’s very own Jim Harper and The Breakfast Club has been nominated.

Of the six categories, four of them will be voted on a select group of nearly 1,000 industry professionals, while two of the categories are open to the public (starting June 4). Inductees will be announced June 25. The induction ceremony will be held Nov. 15, at Guastavino’s in New York City.

To be voted on by industry professionals:

Jim Harper

Active Local/Regional (10 Years or More)

  • Jonathon Brandmeier, Chicago
  • Jim Harper and The Breakfast Club, Detroit
  • Preston and Steve (Preston Elliot, Steve Morrison), Philadelphia
  • Bob Rivers, Seattle

Longstanding Local/Regional (20 Years or More)

  • Mike Francesa, New York
  • Johnny Holliday, Washington
  • Jim Kerr, New York
  • Charles Laquidara, Boston

Active Network/Syndication (10 Years or More)

  • Nanci Donnellan, “The Fabulous Sports Babe”
  • Kim Komando, “The Kim Komando Show”
  • “Marketplace”
  • Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg, “Mike & Mike”

Longstanding Network/Syndication (20 Years or More)

  • John Garabedian, “Open House Party”
  • Walt “Baby” Love, “Gospel Traxx”
  • Dr. Laura Schlessinger, “The Dr. Laura Program”
  • Robert Siegel, “All Things Considered”

To be voted on by radio listeners:

Music Format On-Air Personality

  • Ellen K
  • Kid Kelly
  • Angie Martinez
  • John Tesh

Spoken Word On-Air Personality

  • Mark Levin
  • Joe Madison
  • George Noory
  • Jim Rome

National Radio Hall of Fame Chairman Kraig Kitchin says, “I personally appreciate the challenging task that our Nominating Committee accepts each year to officially nominate talent from an infinite list of deserving individuals.  Congratulations to this year’s nominees, an excellent selection of our industry’s finest.”

The National Radio Hall of Fame is located in Chicago.

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