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, ChicagoJim Harper and The Breakfast Club, DetroitPreston and Steve (Preston Elliot, Steve Morrison), PhiladelphiaBob Rivers, SeattleLongstanding Local/Regional (20 years or more)Mike Francesa, New YorkJohnny Holliday, Washington, D.C.Jim Kerr, New YorkCharles Laquidara, BostonActive Network/Syndication (10 years or more)Nanci Donnellan, The Fabulous Sports BabeKim Komando, The Kim Komando ShowMarketplaceMike Golic and Mike Greenberg, Mike & MikeLongstanding Network/Syndication (20 years or more)John Garabedian, Open House PartyWalt “Baby” Love, Gospel Traxx Dr. Laura Schlessinger, The Dr. Laura Program Robert Siegel, All Things ConsideredNOMINEES TO BE VOTED ON BY LISTENERS NATIONWIDE:Music Format On-Air PersonalityEllen KKid KellyAngie MartinezJohn TeshSpoken Word On-Air PersonalityMark LevinJoe MadisonGeorge NooryJim RomeReturning sponsors of the National Radio Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony include The Mix Group as the presenting sponsor and V Creative.