Nominate a Georgia Radio Legend.
Friends of Georgia Radio will induct a total of five
Georgia Radio Legends in the Class of 2023.
• Members of the organization can nominate radio professionals whose career includes outstanding service to the listeners of Georgia beginning Monday, May 8, 2023.
• Membership in Friends of Georgia Radio is required to submit nominations. Members can nominate up to three professionals for consideration. Nominees do not have to be members.
• The deadline to submit nominations is midnight, Saturday, July 15, 2022.
• The announcement of Friends of Georgia Radio's Hall of Legends Class of 2023 will be made on Monday, July 24, 2023.
The five nominees receiving the highest scores as determined by the Friends of Georgia Radio esteemed panel of judges will comprise the Class of 2023. The decision of the judges is final.
To begin the nomination process,
please review the ground rules.
1: You must be a current member of Friends of Georgia Radio to nominate a Georgia Radio Legend. Click here to join. Nominees do not have to be members.
2: With deep respect for the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame, the Friends of Georgia Radio Board of Directors has resolved to confer the distinction of "LEGEND" to all previous Inductees of The Georgia Radio Hall of Fame, and welcome each into The Friends of Georgia Radio Hall of Legends.
The following honorees are already included among our organization's "Georgia Radio Legends" and should not be nominated again. Review this list, and then scroll down to begin the process of nominating new inductees.
Career Achievement Inductees
Alexander, Silas (Si Man Baby)
Carney, James (Moby)
Collins, Tom (Krimsier)
Collins, Paul (Krimsier)
Cook, Randy (Kors)
Emory, Capt. Herb
George, Mason Dixon
Griffin, Mary Therese
Jackson, J J
Jarrett, Hugh (Baby)
Sneed, Mary Catherine
Sousa, Joe Willie
Van Wieren, Pete
Al "Danny Dee" Evans, Jr.
Allen Woodall, Sr.
Annie Lee Small
Bob "Willis the Guard" Carr
Bob Van Camp
Brad Otwell Majors
Cecil Howard Grider
Don Elliott Heald
Don Sports, Sr.
Dr Don Rose
Frank Dean Martin III
H. Randolph Holder
Hal "Humble Hal" Herrington Jr.
Helen Farmer Popejoy
Jim Davenport II
Jim Davenport III
Joe "Joe Vincent" Trankina
Latty "Night Train" Lane
Leonard "Post Toasties" Postero
Lowry "Uncle Ned" Stripling
Robert J. McGarity
Rudy "The Deuce" Rutherford
Sara Smith Cason
Sidney "Kenny Diamond" Wood, Jr.
Elmo Ellis Spirit and Founders & Directors Awards
Aubrey Morris: Elmo Ellis Spirit Award
Bert Weiss: Founder's and Director's Award
Bob Watson: Founder's and Director's Award
Brad Burkhart: Founder's and Director's Award
Byron Hurst: Founder's and Director's Award
Charles "Big Saul" Greene: Founder's and Director's Award
Dr. Gene Henssler: Founder's and Director's Award
Dr. Worth McDougald: Elmo Ellis Spirit Award
Frank Hurst: Founder's and Director's Award
Hamp "King Bee" Swain: Founder's and Director's Award
J.B. Fuqua: Elmo Ellis Spirit Award
Jack Lentz: Founder's and Director's Award
James "Alley Pat" Patrick: Founder's and Director's Award
James W. Woodruff, Jr.: Elmo Ellis Spirit Award
Jim Wesley: Founder's and Director's Award
John Jacobs, Jr.: Elmo Ellis Spirit Award
Julian Hurst: Founder's and Director's Award
Michael Guido: Founder's and Director's Award
O'Neil Williams: Founder's and Director's Award
Peter Maer: Elmo Ellis Spirit Award
Ray "Satellite Papa" Brown: Founder's and Director's Award
Walter Reeves: Founder's and Director's Award
2022 Inaugural Friends of Georgia Radio Legends
Charles Giddens: First Media Corporation
Bob Houghton: Georgia Association of Broadcasters
Sandra Parrish: WSB Radio
Lois Reitzes: WABE Radio
Neil Williamson: WSB radio, UGA
To submit a nomination,
please click the link below,
download the 2023 nomination form,
and follow the instructions.