Washington, DC, and New York - Jul 25, 2012 - Nationally syndicated radio host Tom Joyner will be the featured speaker at the 2012 Radio Show Luncheon, to be held Sept. 21 during the 2012 Radio Show, jointly produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB).
Influential radio personality, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tom Joyner has earned almost every top radio award in the country, including induction into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2000, and the title "The Hardest Working Man in Radio." His number one syndicated urban morning show features a mix of compelling content, humor and music, reaching over 8 million listeners in 105 markets. While the program attracts national leaders and celebrities, his featured recognition of achievements in the community by individuals to weekly praise for listener-solicited mothers and fathers has become a signature for Joyner.
The show has distinguished itself over the years as continuously giving back to its audience as well as providing quality programming. Focused on the community, Joyner employs the slogan "The Party with a Purpose" for his morning show and remains dedicated to entertaining, informing and empowering.
Joyner is founder of Reach Media, the Tom Joyner Foundation and BlackAmericaWeb.com. The Tom Joyner Foundation has raised more than $60 million since 1998 for African American students in need at historically black colleges and universities. Joyner created BlackAmericaWeb.com, with more than 1.5 million registered users, to mobilize the African-American community by super serving his audience with timely and relevant information and producing a wide variety of entertaining events.
Joyner has led voter registration drives and major fundraising initiatives to help communities, families and students affected by natural disasters. He has also been proactive in the expressing the importance in multicultural advertising and continues to raise health awareness among African Americans with the annual Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day.
The Radio Show Luncheon will also include the presentation of the National Radio Award to Dan Mason, president and CEO of CBS Radio.