2010 Honorees and Inductees

2010 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

P. Thomas "Tom" Bryson
WJRT-TV
(Flint)

2010 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Bill Bonds*
Retired Television Anchor & Reporter
(Detroit)

Jerry Hodak
WXYZ-TV
(Detroit)

Karole White
Michigan Assoc of
Broadcasters
(Lansing)

2009 Honorees and Inductees

2009 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Specs Howard
Specs Howard School of Media Arts
(Southfield)

2009 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Tom Cleary
Past MAB Executive Director and Retired Lobbyist
(East Lansing)

Juke VanOss*
On Air Personality,
WHTC-AM
(Holland)

Bruce Goldsen
President and Owner
Jackson Radio Works
(Jackson)

2008 Honorees and Inductees

2008 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Richard Sommerville*
Sommerville Communications Corporation

2008 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

James Bleicher
News Director
WJRT-TV
(Flint)

Larry Estlack*
Director of Technology
Michigan Association
of Broadcasters
(Lansing)

Gordon Lawrence
Retired General Manager
WFUM-TV
(Flint)

Diana Lewis
News Anchor
WXYZ-TV
(Detroit)

Michael Whorf
Retired Program Host
WJR-AM
(Detroit)

2007 Honorees and Inductees

2007 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Ross Biederman
President z& General Manager, Midwestern Broadcasting Company
(Traverse City)

2007 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Thomas Bender
Regional General Manager & SVP
Greater Media
(Detroit)

P. Thomas "Tom" Bryson
President & General Manager
WJRT-TV
(Flint)

Gary A. Reid
Distinguished Senior Specialist
General Manager, WDBM-FM
Michigan State University
(East Lansing)

Stephen Trivers
President & General Manager
Fairfield Broadcasting Company
(Kalamazoo)

2006 Honorees and Inductees

2006 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

John Wismer*
Owner
Wismer Broadcasting

2006 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

John F.X. Browne*
Owner
John F.X. Browne & Associates
(Bloomfield Hills)

Toby Cunningham
WKBD/WWJ-TV
(Detroit)

Chuck Furman
WGVU-AM/FM/TV
(Grand Rapids)

Fred Jacobs
Owner
Jacobs Media
(Southfield)

Luster "Les" Root*
Cumulus Media
(Flint)

2005 Honorees and Inductees

2005 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Alan Frank
President and CEO
Post-Newsweek Stations
(Detroit)

2005 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Specs Howard
Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts
(Southfield)

Ray Lane
Sportscaster
(Detroit)

Charles Mefford
Midwest Family Broadcasting
(Lansing)

E. Harold Munn, Jr.*
Munn-Reese Inc.
(Coldwater)

2004 Honorees and Inductees

2004 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Nancy Waters
Owner
WCXT-FM
(Hart)

2004 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Elaine Baker
Vice President & General Manager
WOMC-FM
(Detroit)

Grace Gilchrist
Vice President & General Manager
WXYZ-TV
(Detroit)

Theodore "Ted" Heusel*
Host
WAAM-AM
(Ann Arbor)

Timothy "Tim" Skubick
Senior Capitol Correspondent
(Lansing)

Robert T. Driscoll*
Owner
WION-AM
(Ionia)

2003 Honorees and Inductees

2003 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Jerry Colvin*
President, LIN Michigan Broadcasting
General Manager, WOTV-TV
(Battle Creek-Kalamazoo)

2003 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Edward K. Christian
Saga Communications, Inc.
(Grosse Pointe Farms)

Bob Dyer*
On-Air Personality
WKNX-AM
(Saginaw)

Dick Kernen
Educator
Specs-Howard School of Broadcast Arts
(Southfield)

Dr. Peter Orlik
Educator
Central Michigan University
(Mt. Pleasant)

Dick Purtain
On-Air Personality
WOMC-FM
(Detroit)

2002 Honorees and Inductees

2002 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipients

Joe Blake*
Owner/President
WZAM-AM/WMQT-FM
(Marquette)

Lester Biederman*
Founder
Midwestern Communications
(Traverse City)

2002 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Bill Burton*
President/COO
Detroit Radio Advertising Group
(Detroit)

Mort Crim
Radio/TV Anchor
Mort Crim Communications
(Detroit)

Sonny Eliot*
Radio/TV Meteorologist
WWJ-AM/WDIV-TV
(Detroit)

Thomas Scanlan*
Scanlan Communications Group

Richard Tuisku
(aka Dick Storm)
News/Owner
WMPL-AM
(Hancock)

2001 Honorees and Inductees

2001 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient

Bill Schroeder*
Former President
Time Life Broadcasting, Inc.
WOOD-AM/FM/TV
(Grand Rapids)

2001 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

Roger Ball*
Operations

Joe Blake*
Owner/President
WZAM-AM/WMQT-FM
(Marquette)

Jeanne Findlater (Retired)
Former General Manager WXYZ-TV and Vice President of ABC Owned Television Stations
WXYZ-TV
(Detroit)

Bob Reynolds*
Sportscaster
Detroit Lions/MSU Spartans
WJR-AM
(Detroit)

Warren Reynolds*
Sports Director
WOOD-TV
(Grand Rapids)