FROM THE NEW
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

"We’re building a strong
team of advisors
to help
chart a meaningful, relevant future for the Texas Radio Hall Of Fame...


We’ve added experience, strength, and balance to the leadership of our organization and redoubled our efforts to honor the contributions of worthy broadcasters in every format, every Texas market, and every job description in which exemplary performance is present."


 

Latest and greatest news


Texas Radio Hall of Fame's Inaugural Scholarship Program Application Period Has Ended

The deadline to turn in applciations for TRHOF's inaugural scholarship program has come and gone but stay tuned - we will announce the winners on May 3, 2022! TRHOF is awarding eight (8) individual grants of $1,000 each to students pursuing a course of study related to broadcasting.

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Attention Members...

2022 Nominations
& Voting Coming Soon!


June 1-30, 2022 Nominations Accepted through Online Portal

July 1-19, 2022 Review and Vetting by Nominations Committee

July 20-31, 2022 Announcement of Final Nominees. Final Round Voting

August 1, 2022 Announcement of 2022 Inductees

August 8, 2022 Induction Event Tickets on Sale

November 4-5, 2022 Induction Weekend, Kilgore, TX
Ceremony, Texas Museum of Broadcasting and Communication at Noon on the 5th
Reception to follow at the US Post Office restored by Kilgore Historic Society


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Doug Harris Named Executive Director

In 2020, Doug Harris assumed duties as the TRHOF’s Executive Director. Named Billboard Magazine Promotion Director of the Year for his work at Houston’s legendary AOR KLOL-FM, Harris is the recipient of dozens of industry accolades. His service to Texas broadcasters includes stations in Austin, Beaumont, DFW, Midland-Odessa, San Antonio and Tyler and his movie reviews are currently heard on Made in Texas Radio.

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Josh Holstead Accepts Position of Director Emeritus

Veteran Broadcaster Josh Holstead has accepted the position of Director Emeritus of the TRHOF. Known to radio listeners as Rowdy Yates, the award-winning country radio personality and former OM began his service to the TRHOF beginning in 2014 as the organization’s Executive Director. The youngest son of Joe Holstead, the “dean of Texas radio news”, Holstead hosts “The Original Country Gold with Rowdy Yates” which airs in syndication in over 120 US markets.

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Congratulations TRHOF Class of 2021

Voting has ended and the ballots have been tallied. Twenty Texas broadcasters have been added to the Class of 2021 to be inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame at the Texas Museum of Broadcasting and Communications in Kilgore, Texas on November 6, 2021.

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Saluting Pioneers of Texas Black Radio

In celebration of Black History Month and in continuing tribute to KTSU’s ‘Journey to 50’ celebration, 90.9 The Choice and the Texas Radio Hall of Fame are teaming up to create a series of audio vignettes spotlighting the people who first brought music, news, and commentary to Black audiences in Texas. The 60-second features will air on KTSU-FM beginning February 6, 2022, and will be voiced by The VIBE Houston content director The Madd Hatta, a 2013 Texas Radio Hall of Fame inductee.

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