Gerry House to be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
Nov 18, 2010 2:45 PM
Washington - Nov 18, 2010 - Nashville radio personality and songwriter Gerry House will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the 2011 NAB Show Radio Luncheon. The luncheon, held April 12, 2011, will also feature the annual presentation of the NAB Crystal Radio Awards, which honor local radio stations for community service.
House has released two country/comedy albums, titled "The Cheater's Telethon" (1990) and "Bull" (1992). A Country Music Association (CMA) and Academy Of Country Music (ACM) award-winning American radio personality, House currently entertains Nashville listeners on the morning show "Gerry House and the House Foundation" on WSIX-FM Nashville. In addition to hosting several nationally syndicated radio shows, including "Countryline USA," "America's Number Ones" and "The Saturday Night House Party," House has had a long and successful career as a songwriter, creating songs for George Strait, Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes and Pam Tillis. He has also had his songs recorded by Brad Paisley, Randy Travis, Trace Adkins, Mark Collie, Clint Black, Neal McCoy and The Oak Ridge Boys, among others.
House joined WSIX-AM Nashville in 1975 and later transitioned to WSIX-FM, where the morning show "Gerry House and the House Foundation" was established. House held positions at WSM-AM Nashville and KLAC-AM Los Angeles before returning to WSIX-FM to continue his popular morning program. House was inducted into the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame in 2009, and is a seven-time winner of Billboard's Radio Personality of the Year award. A four-time Country Music Association Personality of the Year winner, House is also a multiple winner of the Radio & Records Country Format Personality of the Year and a recipient of the NAB Marconi Radio Award for Large Market Air Personality of the Year.
The award winners will be recognized at the Technology Luncheon at NAB 2011 on April 13 in Las Vegas. ...
The terms will be presented to the Musicfirst Coalition....