2013 Inductees

2013 Hall of Fame Ceremony

Funk Flex

FUNK FLEX is Hip Hop’s most prominent trendsetter.  His name is knownaround the world and for well over a decade he has reigned as America’s number one Hip Hop personality. He reaches nearly three million listeners weekly.  In addition to radio, Flex has been dubbed the “evangelist of Hip Hop car culture” by the New York Times. [...]

Rafael Pineda

RAFAEL PINEDA: Rafael Pineda is the leading news anchor for NoticiasUnivision 41’s (Univision 41 News) prime-time newscast.  A native of Cuba, Mr. Pineda began his journalism career in radio over forty two years ago. Mr. Pineda’s first job as DJ for WJIT-1480AM earned him $50 a week. After three years of working the midnight shift, Mr. Pineda [...]

Bill Ransom

BILL RANSOM: Bill began his career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a combined six-year stint in the media departments of the advertising firms of N.W. Ayer & Son and Sonder, Levitt & Sagorsky, Inc. He then joined WPVI-TV – the then Capital Cities, ABC affiliate station serving Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – as an Account Executive. Two years [...]

Curtis Sliwa

CURTIS SLIWA: A highly nationally and internationally respected grass-roots leader, community activist, patriot, motivator, and “role model for real life,” Curtis Sliwa is founder and leader of The Guardian Angels and host of AM 970′s The Curtis Sliwa Show, and afternoon drive show, Curtis & the Gov.  A charismatic and sought-after communicator, he has addressed Super [...]

Perry Sook

PERRY SOOK: Perry A. Sook has over 33 years of professional experience in the broadcasting industry, covering all facets of the business; ownership, management, sales, on-air talent and news. He has experience in both the radio and television mediums. Sook is the founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. Nexstar [...]