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   Public Voting for National Radio Hall of Fame Begins                                                           LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2018 – Starting June 4 through June 18, listeners nationwide can vote for their favorite radio personalities in two categories to be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame on Nov. 15, 2018.  The nominees for Music Format On-Air Personality are Ellen K, Kid Kelly, Angie Martinez, and John Tesh.  For Spoken Word Format On-Air Personality, the nominees are Mark Levin, Joe Madison, George Noory  and Jim Rome.  From 6 a.m. EST June 4, until 11:59 p.m. EST June 18, fans can vote for one personality in each category online at www.radiovote.com or via text to 96000 accordingly: Message and data rates may apply. Music Format On-Air Personality For Ellen K, text “100” For Kid Kelly, text “200” For Angie Martinez, text “300” For John Tesh, text “400” Spoken Word Format On-Air Personality For Mark Levin, text “500” For Joe Madison, text “600” For George Noory, text “700” For Jim Rome, text “800” Chairman of the National Radio Hall of Fame Kraig T. Kitchin says, “Since reinstituting the nationwide public vote in 2015, we’ve seen a tremendous increase in listener participation which is a testament to the remarkable relationship each nominee has with his or her audience.” Winners of the two categories will be announced June 25.  Fans needing more information can go to each host’s social media or the National Radio Hall of Fame website:  http://nationalradiohalloffame.com/ There are four categories also being voted on by a panel comprised of nearly 1,000 industry professionals.  For a list of nominees:  http://nationalradiohalloffame.com/.  Those winners will be announced June 25 as well.  The induction ceremony takes place Nov. 15 at New York City landmark Guastavino’s located in midtown Manhattan. National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Nominees                                              Industry Voting Begins Today               LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2018  Voting for the 2018 National Radio Hall of Fame Inductees begins today.  The 24 nominations in six categories were determined by the organization’s Nominating Committee.  Four of those categories will be voted on by a voting participant panel comprised of nearly 1,000 industry professionals.  They’ll receive confidential ballots from the online voting service, Votem, which is also used by the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame.  Votes will be tallied by certified public accounting firm Miller Kaplan Arase, LLP. The other two categories will be voted on by the public, also via Votem.  Public voting commences June 4 for eight nominations for Music Format On-Air Personality and Spoken Word On-Air Personality.  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.” Inductees will be announced June 25.  The induction ceremony will be held Thursday, Nov. 15 for the first time at New York City landmark Guastavino’s located in midtown Manhattan.  NOMINEES TO BE VOTED ON BY VOTING PARTICIPANT PANEL: 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, D.C. 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 NOMINEES TO BE VOTED ON BY LISTENERS NATIONWIDE: 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 Returning sponsors of the National Radio Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony include The Mix Group as the presenting sponsor and V Creative.