(National Black Radio Hall of Fame's Constituents are actively involved in Radio Broadcasting)
Marsha Washington George
2nd Vice President of the National Board of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame and President of the Atlanta Chapter.
Author, America's only African American Female Radio Historian, Former Chairperson of the National Broadcasting Professionals Coalition of Radio. Atlanta, Ga. Retired AT&T Network Engineering Project Manager.
Don Cody - National Black Radio Hall of Fame Florida Chapter President.
Don Cody - is a highly respected, seasoned radio veteran with a gracious 50 years in the broadcast industry. He has managed top radio stations in St. Louis, Charlotte, Little Rock, Tampa, Norfolk and other major cities. Don founded Moses Media, Inc. Throughout the years, Moses Media, Inc. has become a Major Media Conglomerate working with clients such as; Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, Lil' Wayne, Mariah Carey, 50 Cent, Prince, Ciara, Boyz II Men, Kanye West, Beyonce, Ludacris, Future, Rick Ross, Nicki Manaj and many, many more.
Joyce Coffman - National Black Radio Hall of Fame Huntsville - Decatur, Alabama Chapter President.
Started working at Alabama A&M University for WJAB in 1999 with the Blues at Midnight Show. Joyce's first love was Gospel; but, Mavis Staples once told her in an interview that Gospel and Blues are 1st cousins; and, that's why she loves both of her shows... Chariots to Glory on Sunday from 12-3pm and on weekends "The Weekend Edition of Sophisticated Sassy Soul Blues Saturday" from 4-8pm.
Dave "Hurricane Dave" Smith.
January 1, 2024 Dave will become the President of the Atlanta Chapter; and he will also be the Chairperson of the 2023 Nominations & Induction Program for the NBRHOF.
Digital Creator. Former Programming, Marketing and Operations
Consultant at Radio Free KJLH-Los Angeles. Former Vice-President
of Programming and Operations Atlanta at Radio One.
Edward L. Buddy King- National Black Radio Hall of Fame Mid-Western Chapter President.
President at Freedom Broadcasting Network.
Former National Promotions at Stax Custom Labels - Stax Records
Owns three radio stations in Saint Maarten, Curaco, Netherlands Antilles and rebuilt the very powerful 500,000 watt Radio Antiles in Montserrat/ Antiqia West Indies.
Dr. Bill Gay ~ Former Clark Atlanta University and WERD Announcer. Radio Engineer. National Black Radio Hall of Fame Board Member as Director for the President Volunteer Service Award Committee for all NBRHOF Chapters.
Awards are given each year in February and the weekend of the annual induction program.
Libby Anthony - Owner, CEO - Since 1977, Independent Productions, Inc. “Entertainment for all Occasions”
Founder, Executive Director - National (COPE) Club Owners, Promoters, Entertainment Executives & Entrepreneurs Conference “From Unity to Empowerment” Author of Atlanta Entertainment History "Jookin' in the A".
Teddy Astin is V.P. and General Manager at TLA Real Estate Consulting. He was formerly with Tough Act Promotions and owner of Teddy's Live Entertainment at Underground. He is the former National Director of Promotions and Marketing for Warner Bros. Records. Teddy has come on board with the NBRHOF to work on a very historical project which will collect information on African Americans who once were and some still may be a National Record Promoter. Author of Ted Astin-A Golden Past and Platinum Future.
Casual Cal Dupree is an Atlanta legendary DJ,VJ, Dance Show host & MC and the first iconic African American Co-Founder, Co- Producer and Ringmaster of a touring circus in the entire World, Cal has introduced the concept of a soulful circus to America and the world. He re-crafted the Ringmasters role with his gifted personality, made for a live capture audience of all cultures & ages. After the HBO special of the Universoul Circus, HBO recognized the power of his talented drive and therefore had him host one season of K.O.Nation, boxing with a twist. V103-WAOK-WIGO talent has joined the National Black Radio Hall of Fame and has already held the first annual Kids Drop The MiC Award Program on behalf of the organization.
Casual Cal is host of the annual Lundi Gras Parade and Ball in Mobile, Alabama; held in February of each year.
Julian Davis - Media & Radio Consulting; Concert Consulting; Training Stage Managers for Entertainment Acts. Experienced Radio Person (including co-ownership of KYEA-FM); experienced Concert Stage & Road Manager. Concert Stage & Road Manager. Concert work history includes having worked with Charlie Wilson, Gap Band, Freddie Jackson, Cameo and many more. Treasurer of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame Atlanta Chapter.
Shirley Ellis - IHeart Media/ Macon radio station WRVB V 101.7. For 28 years she has served as the Station Manager for the Fort Valley State University campus television & radio stations WFVS TV 10 and WFVS 96.9 FM. (Pictured here with Melba Moore).
Ft. Valley, Ga. and Macon, Ga. Georgia Radio Hall of Fame Inductee.
Paula G is a radio personality and host of "The Paula G Show" on Survival Radio Network. The show seeks to expand the mindset through worldwide conversations. Paula G also Co-hosts “The Quiet Storm w/ Paula G and Jerry Royce Live on Friday evenings on Positive Power 21 Christian Media. She can also be heard on the LMB Network out of New York. Paul G. will work with the Kids Drop The MIC Project and Reading at the Park Project.
Dr. William Gay. Radio DJ Personality of various radio stations. Classroom Instructor at the Elkins Institute School of Broadcasting/Supervisor Television Engineer with the Georgia Department of Education. Executive Producer of the Georgia Department of Education Television Entertainment Special “Atlanta International” which broadcast on the statewide ten station network, Georgia Public Television, Radio and Television Commercials, Clark Atlanta University Radio Personality “Bill Gay the Love Doctor” Heart and Soul Oldies Show , Creator and Executive Producer Director/Host Nouveau 1991 – 92 A Public Affairs Television Series for WPBA Channel 30, for the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, “B.J. and Friends” an Arts and Entertainment Special for WXIA 11 Alive NBC Affiliate, and Japan Fest ’88 a Intercultural Television Special also for the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs. Dr. Gay is an esteemed supporter of the Atlanta Chapter.
The Music Specialist - 3 Decades of progressive experience in all aspects of the Music Industry.
As The Music Specialist he delivers : Content Licensing and Distribution; Publishing Creation and Administration; Conference panel participation; Multimedia presentations on Entertainment Industry back office structure and Sync US International Licensing
Cynther Jones - Gospel Radio Announcer - East Texas Chapter
In June 1993; Cynther Jones began her radio career as a volunteer radio personality on KJTX 104.5 FM in historic Jefferson, Tx. From 2 to 6 on Saturdays, she hosted a Hip-Hop and Contemporary Gospel Show called, "Young Saturdays". In 1997, she became the "Praise Reporter" for the "Fruit of the Spirit" television ministry. In 2009, she became Producer at KGLD 1330- AM . In 2011 she was nominated for a Stellar Award for Gospel Annoucer of the Year; she credits to the help of Dr. Bobby Jones.
Sharon Seay ~ Former WAOK Announcer; Events and Marketing Associate. NBRHOF Atlanta Chapter 2020-2021 Induction Production Assistant.Sharon is a former Radio Personality in news and public
affairs. Her career spans over two decades as a Radio/Television news reporter and talk show host at WAOK and WSB radio/television stations in Atlanta, Georgia. Sharon was also an on-air traffic
reporter for Metro Traffic Control in Atlanta, Georgia. Before moving to Atlanta, she was employed at WDOD as one of the second Black Reporters in the City and WDSI radio/television station
Tennessee. In 1993 she combined her background in journalism and hospitality and spawned a career in private consulting. Sharon is a certified event and meeting professional, where she assists companies with planning extraordinary events, voice-over work, and serving as an MC for special occasions.
Khalile Thomas - Voice Over Artist, Animation, Audio Books, Business Projects, Documentaries, Educational Teaching Projects, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Music, Radio, Telephone and Television. Currently is the NBRHOF Kids Drop the MIC and Voice Over Trainer. Khalile will also interest the children in reading more though provoking history books as they discover the comforts of sitting in the park under a tree and reading black history, music history and more.
Twycetwins - Podcasters/Radio Personalities known as "Talk to the Twins Show" for the past 9 years. Promoting platforms for Prayer and Positivity, Comedy, Dancing, etc. Advocates against Bullying and Spokespersons for those who have Invisible Disabilities. Their Facebook page of Prayer and Positivity Group concentrates on Prayer and Spiritual Growth.
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R.I.H. George Threatt
George Threatt - Was Program Director for WIBB, WXFM, WXKO until 1995; afterwards, he joined WVKX as Operations Manager in 1995 and until his last days he was still working the afternoon drive from 3pm to 7pm Monday thru Saturday. He was also past President of the YBPC for two years.