|2016 Legacy Category (Posthumous)
- 1956-1958 KQUE/KQEO, Albuquerque, NM (Announcer, DJ)
- 1958-1960 KMGM, Albuquerque, NM (Announcer, DJ)
- 1960-1962 WYDE, Birmingham, AL (Announcer, DJ)
- 1962-1964 WMPS, Memphis, TN (Announcer, DJ)
- 1964-1969 WHBQ, Memphis, TN (Announcer, DJ)
- 1969-1979 WLOK, Memphis, TN (Sales Mgr)
- Rock And Roll Promotions 10+ years, Memphis, TN (Owner)
- 1966-1970 Showtime Attractions, Memphis, TN (Owner)
- 1979-1985 Real Estate Agent, Poplar Pike Realtors, Memphis, TN
- 1984-1996 Broker, River Oaks Realtors, Memphis, TN
- 1993 MAAR Million Dollar Club Life Member, Memphis, TN
- 1996-2002 Broker, Marx-Bensdorf Realtors, Memphis, TN
- One of the founders of "Street Tiques" of Memphis
- Founding president of the Memphis Mensa Chapter
- Member of the Model Railroad Association, Casey Jones Chapter
||Warren Medley 1956 - 2014 WDKN, Dickson, TN (Announcer, DJ, Host)
During his 58-year part-time career, he was consistently the iconic face and name of hometown broadcasting in Dickson County, Tennessee. Mr. Medley graduated high school during the Great Depression and immediately enlisted in the Civilian Conservation Corps, which brought him to Dickson County for the building of Montgomery Bell State Park. When his CCC enlistment ended in 1942, he joined the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific Theater in World War II. After his discharge, he returned to Dickson County and began a long service with the Tennessee Department of Employment Security, working to help other people find jobs. WDKN owner Bill Potts asked Mr. Medley to host a Saturday morning program called "Saturday Sidelights" and over the years his part-time role at the station grew to include broadcasting local high school sports, events and breaking news stories. Other programs he hosted included "The Old Timers Program," "Friendly Neighbor Time" and "Know Your County". He continued to host Saturday morning programs until his retirement in January 2014ALSO:
- Mr. Medley promoted the idea of a celebration honoring the area's senior citizens. From that originated Dickson County's Old Timers Days festival in 1959.
- Member, Dickson County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
- Was instrumental in the creation of the Dickson County Industrial Park, where a road is named in his honor.
- 1938-1942 WJRD, Tuscaloosa, AL (Announcer, DJ, News, Sports)
- 1942-1945 US Army Air Forces, Public Relations and Radio Division
- 1945-1946 WJRD, Tuscaloosa, AL (Announcer, DJ)
- 1945-1949 Alabama Football Network (Color announcer)
- 1946-1949 WBRC, Birmingham, AL (Announcer, Sports, News)
- 1949-1980 WSM, Nashville, TN (Sports Director, Grand Ole Opry Announcer, Host, PD)
- 1972-1980 WSM-FM (Manager)
- Auditioned and won job as DJ at WJRD at age 14, entered University of Alabama at age 15
- During WWII at USAAF, produced the National Army Hour over the Mutual Network, and wrote, produced and announced a weekly radio show broadcast from Sheppard Field in Texas.
- Hired by WSM Radio as sports director and color announcer for Vanderbilt football, Dave started "The Waking Crew" on WSM in 1952, and hosted it for 20 years from 7:45 to 9:00 weekday mornings with a studio audience, full band, staff singers and community news and entertainment.
- At WSM-TV, hosted "The Five O'Clock Hop," an American Bandstand-style dance TV show, "Luncheon at the Noel," a midday audience participation TV from the downtown Noel Hotel, and a Saturday morning children's show.
- 1963-1979, emcee and host of the Miss Tennessee pageant.
||Aaron B. Robinson, Sr.
- 1943-1946 WTJS, Jackson, TN (General Manager)
- 1947-1961 The Dixie Network (Founder and President)
- While working at Jackson's Sun Publishing Company and managing the company's Radio Division, he realized what radio stations in small towns could mean in a post war environment. Starting with investors in 1947, within a decade, built a chain of radio stations that included WCMA Corinth, MS; WENK Union City, TN; WDXI Jackson, TN; WTPR Paris, TN; WDXE Lawrenceburg, TN; WDXN Clarksville, TN and WDXL Lexington, TN.
- 1954 founded WDXI-TV Jackson, TN (now WBBJ-TV).
- Dixie Network and its Radio Stations were supportive early members of the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters and the Mississippi Association of Broadcasters.
- Director, National Bank of Commerce.
Charlie covered major local news events for ABC Radio including the 1957 Nashville school integration violence, the 1960 downtown Nashville lunch counter sit-ins, the Tennessee State Prison hostage crisis in 1960, the Maxwell House Hotel fire in 1960, and the discovery of the Clarksville and Nashville serial killings by Paul Reid from 1994 to 1997.He received numerous Associated Press honors throughout his career and two Emmy nominations for his coverage of the deadly December 24, 1988 Franklin-Brentwood tornado.2001 Received the Silver Circle Regional Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Art and SciencesALSO:
- 1953-1954 WSIX Nashville, TN (Staff Announcer, host of "The Tennessee Hay Ride," announcer for "The Pat Boone Show."
- 1954-1955 WKDA Nashville, TN (DJ, News)
- 1955-1956 WMAK Nashville, TN. (DJ, News)
- 1956-1961 WLAC Nashville, TN (News Director, Capitol Hill Correspondent)
- 1961-1962 WENO Nashville, TN (News Director)
- 1962-1983 WSIX Nashville, TN (News Director)
- 1962-1983 Channel 2 Television Nashville, TN (Reporter)
- 1983-2004 Channel 2 Television Nashville, TN (Assignment Editor)
- 2004-2010 Worked part-time for local cable television stations and spokesman for the Nashville 411 information service.
- His community involvement included "Handicappers of Nashville" and the American Legion's annual Parade of Pennies providing holiday assistance and disaster relief.
||Cal (H.C.) Young Jr. (Johnny Waco)
- 1942 WGOV Valdosta, GA (Announcer)
- 1942 WHUB Cookeville, TN (Announcer)
- 1942-1945 US Army Air Corps/Armed Forces Radio Service (Producer, Announcer)
- 1946-1948 WKEU Griffin, GA (Announcer, PD)
- 1948-1949 WMAK Nashville, TN (1st PD)
- 1950-1951 WDBL Springfield, TN (PD, Sales Manager)
- 1952-1956 WSOC (now WVOL) Nashville, TN (Owner)
- 1953-1954 WSOC-FM (now WNRQ) Nashville, TN (Owner)
- 1954-1956 WIOK (now WTMP) Tampa, FL (Owner)
- 1957-1977 WENO (now WPLN-AM) Madison/Nashville (Owner)
- 1950s-1960s KWAM West Memphis, AR; WEZB Bessemer, AL (Owner); WGUS-AM/FM Augusta, GA (Owner); WSHO New Orleans, LA (Owner)
- 1963 KIIX-TV Los Angeles, CA (Owner) First TV station in the country to target the African-American community
- Cal was the consummate promoter and showman. Remote broadcast vehicles, a Wild West amusement park on WENO property, mobile searchlight trucks, special events, signage everywhere and in unusual places, and outside-the-box promotions were some of his trademarks.
- To some, Young was known as, "The white man who brought black music to the Nashville airwaves" with WSOC in December, 1951, Nashville's first station to serve the African-American community full-time, and one of the first in the country.
- In 1957, WENO was one of the nation's first 24-hour Country Music stations, and the only 24-hour country station in Nashville. WENO was a regular stop for interviews with country music stars such as Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Roy Acuff, Tex Ritter, Roger Miller, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline and others.
- 2008 Received the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters' highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award.