Washington, DC - The 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show will be hosted by radio personality Shotgun Tom Kelly. The event will take place Sept. 19 at the 2013 Radio Show at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando.
Kelly, who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in April, has had a 40-year career in radio and television, including 16-years in Los Angeles radio where he anchors the highly rated afternoon drive shift at CBS Radio's K-EARTH 101 (KRTH-FM). Before joining KRTH-FM, Kelly deejayed at stations in San Diego, including KGB-AM, KCBQ-AM and KFMB-FM.
Kelly has also been recognized for his work in television, hosting popular children's programs, "Words-a-Poppin," which was syndicated nationally and "Kids Club," which ran for 12 seasons. He won multiple Emmy Awards as outstanding host. His voice has long been featured in national TV and radio commercials, and he also appeared in the motion picture "Déjà Vu" with Denzel Washington. Most recently, Kelly narrated the TV show "A Thousand Ways to Die" and voice of the long-running television program, "America's Most Wanted."
Kelly has contributed to numerous community causes, including the MDA Labor Day Telethon for Muscular Dystrophy, the Bob Hope USO and the L.A. Police Department's "Cops for Tots" campaign benefiting Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.