The announcement is made on what would have been Battison's 97th birthday.
Most recently, Backus had been with Enco Systems in a senior sales management role.
Two changes are made in management, and two changes are made in sales.
Mort Greenberg joins Katz 360 from Nokia.
Prior to joining Continental, Rosso was senior vice president of sales at Axcera (formerly ITS).
Ann Arnold was a Texas journalist, first female press secretary to a Texas governor, and the longtime president of the Texas Association of Broadcasters.
2012 was the first year the society offered online voting, which saw a 64 percent increase in ballots cast from the previous year.
LDR.TopicPulse allows news/talk and sports stations to scan social media sites for real-time information.
Mark Springfield joins Marketron after previously working at Research in Motion.
Battison was the founder of the Society of Broadcast Engineers and for many years was an editor for Radio magazine.
Uhl previously worked for SAS and Telos.
The Super Session will feature Alan Colmes, Andy Dean, Geraldo Rivera and Jill Schlesinger.
The director of customer support is a new position at Dalet.
Chris Mehalso and George Hahalis join the staff.
Steve Largent took over as president and CEO of CTIA in November 2003.
Larry Wilkins, CPBE CBNT AMD, is one of the honorees.
Frank Frederiksen previously worked for Philips and ST-Ericsson.
Rodriguez returns to Worldcast Systems as the VP sales for Latin America.
Sergio Gelonch is the new director of finance and operations.
Lou Libin is again charged with the frequency coordinator duties for the political season.
Walsh fills the unexpired term for the designated board seat held by Marc Morgan, who recently resigned.
Sotelo was recognized by the NAB in 2011 with the Marconi Radio Award for Spanish Format Personality of the Year.
Most recently, Shawn Knotts held the senior project engineering manager position at ERI gaining extensive knowledge of ERI's RF and structural products.
The developer of CAM-D, Kahn Power-Side, an AM stereo system and the Symetra-Peak was 86.
Thomas joins AdsWizz from Tribune Broadcasting where she led digital sales for 24 TV and radio stations.