2024 National Black Radio Hall Of Fame Induction Program - Atlanta, GA




Our National Chapter Team




National Black Radio Hall of Fame's Constituents

are actively involved in the Radio Broadcasting Industry





National Black Radio Hall of Fame National Board Members


Bernie Hayes

Founder and President of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame




Radio Broadcasting, Talk Show Host, DJ, News Columnist, Media Professor and Television Talk Show Host.  (Radio career began in 1950). Bernie is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.



Uvee Hayes

Co-Founder and Vice President of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame



Entertainer, Performance and International Recording Artist; public school Psychologist.




Edie B. Anderson

Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame




WESL Radio Known on the airwaves as Edie Bee.




Thomas Anderson

Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame



President LMB Network 16 radio affiliates.  Vice President Magnatar Records Indie Record Label.  Op Mgr/Field Producer Brewer Production, BET, MTV, "Boomerang"



Doug Eason

Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame




WESL Radio/Praise 1490 Former Radio/TV Instructor St. Louis Public Schools. Former Manager of KATZ-AM St. Louis and owner of a Mobile, Ala. Station.


Marlene Glover

Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame




Educator, Corporate Executive




Dr. Ron Gregory

Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame




Educator and Notre Dame Track Star (Dick Gregory's brother)




Bob Hansman

Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame




Author, Architect, University Professor



Tamika Harvey


Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame


DJ LadyJock - Program Director for BRHF - Internet Radio Station; a service of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame St. Louis.  88.1 KDHX Music My Way Saturdays 5pm-7pm.





Dr. Robert Salter aka Scottie Lawrence

Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame




Pharmacist and University Professor



Marsha Washington George

2nd Vice President of the National Board of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame and Chair of the WERD Museum Project.  Marsha is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.




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 became the President of the Atlanta Chapter; and will continue to be once again the Chairperson of the 2024 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.






Jerry Mason - National Black Radio Hall of Fame Jackson, Ms. Chapter President.


The Boogie Report at Mason Media Services.

Past: Blues and Station Manager WJBE Radio.  Jackson, Ms.







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 Program for all NBRHOF Chapters. Awards are given each year in February and the weekend of the annual induction program.


Dr. Gay is a 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. "BJ. and Friends" an Arts and Entertainment Special for WXIA 11 Alive NBC affiliate, and Japan Fest '88; an intercultural television special also for the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs.  Dr. Gay is an esteemed supporter of the NBRHOF Atlanta Chapter.














Rest In Peace

Alderman Sam Moore of the St. Louis Ward 4


Former Board Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame






National Black Radio Hall of Fame Associate Members



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".  Libby is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.




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.



Tori Bailey - General Manager at WZZA Radio-Muscle Shoals Broadcasting.

(Station is owned by the Bailey family).

W.C. Handy Music Festival is one of Tori Bailey's Annual Events.

Florence, Alabama.  First woman elected as a Coleman County Commissioner.




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. Cal is host of the annual Lundi Gras Parade and Ball in Mobile, Alabama; held in February of each year.



Jewel Carter - Formerly of iHeart Media in Charlotte, NC. Author, Voice Over Talent, Radio Personality.

Atlanta.  Montana.  Jewel is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.



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 32 years she 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.






Kevin Koolin Fox - President at Affirmative Media Partners, LLC.  WLRM Southern Soul AM 1380.

Memphis, Tennessee









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.  Paula is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.




Tim Greene - Radio Personality and film writer, producer and director. Tim kicked off his promotional tour for his new kids TV/Radio Network that will debut in over 150 countries worldwide in the fall of this year.  Tim is in  Charlotte, N.C.




Alan Johnston

The Music Specialist - 3 Decades of progressive experience in all aspects of the Music Industry. 

Atlanta, Ga. 


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.



Eric Jones - Chairman of World Wide Radio Network AM 1620

                   "Your Home For Classic Hip Hop and R&B"

                           Pocono, Pennsylvania Chapter.

Eddie Levert, Jr. Eldest Son of The O'Jays Eddie Levert, Sr.

Levert Multimedia Group Los Angeles, California; Atlanta, Ga. 

Member of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame Atlanta Chapter.  Sponsorship Committee Chair.  Team Member of the Rosa Parks Federal Holiday Campaign.



David C. Linton - Living Legends Foundation and Music Industry Consultant.

Atlanta, Ga. Program Director at Jazz 91.9 WCLK Atlanta's Jazz Station.  David is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.


Charles Mitchell - Former Radio Announcer at Cox Media Group - WALR KISS 104.1 . Owner of www.1015thevibe.com Broadcast Station.

Atlanta, Ga.

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 in Chattanooga,

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.  Sharon is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.



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.



Tylon Washington -  Go-Pro Radio. New York City Department of Education.

Documentary - Disappearing Voices, The Decline of Black Radio.

New York, NY





NBRHOF Contact Information

1-866-206-9069 x5511  








R.I.H. Mitch Faulkner

Mitch Faulkner - 102.9 FM. Founder/Producer MLMI Creative Services - Extensive Radio Broadcasting Voice Over Experience.

Atlanta, Ga. 





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.

Macon, Ga.











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