Orlando, FL - Sep 19, 2013 - NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith recognized radio host and programmer Mamie Shepherd as the winner of the NAB Education Foundation's (NABEF) inaugural Radio Personality Project. The announcement was made at the opening event of the NAB/RAB 2013 Radio Show in Orlando.
The Radio Personality Project is an initiative of the NABEF to identify a creative and talented individual who has yet to be discovered by the radio industry. Shepherd's entry stood out among a variety of high quality entries. A graduate of the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, she currently coordinates programming and serves as on-air talent at the Levine Children's Hospital's Seacrest Studios broadcast media center in Charlotte, NC.