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The ultimate honor for Vermont broadcasters, the VAB Hall of Fame honors those men and women who have demonstrated excellence throughout their careers, have enhanced the broadcasting industry and have contributed to the betterment of their communities.


Scroll down for our Hall of Fame slide show and a list of past winners of our Broadcaster of the Year, Distinguished Service and Community Service Awards. Thanks for visiting!



HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Tony  Adams

Frank Balch

Bob Bannon

Jack Barry

Bird Berdan

Mark Brady

A. Brooks Brown

George Cameron

Val Carter

Tom Cheek

George Commo

Calvin Coolidge

Vin D'Acuti

Jack Donovan

Mike Donovan

Dan Dubonnet

Ernie Farrar

E. Dean Finney

Mickey Gallagher

Paul Goldman

Bill Graham

Ken Greene

Stuart Hall

Brian Harwood

Jack Healey

Bruce James

Ken Jarvis

Belva Keyworth

Bob Kimel

Dave Kimel

John Kimel

John King

Russ Kinsley

Louie Manno

Rex Marshall

Peter Martin

Stuart Martin

Frank McCormack

Eric Michaels

Don Mullally

Joel Najman

Alan Noyes

Rusty Parker

Marselis Parsons

Tom Pierce

Andy Potter

Gene Puffer

Dan Ruggles

Paul Sands

Ralph Smith

Dennis Snyder

Ken Squier

Lloyd Squier

Ted Teffner

Don Thurston

Dave Underhill

Rudy Vallee

Jean Walsh

Ron Whitcomb

Carlo Zezza


Welcome to the VAB Hall of Fame


HALL OF FAME SLIDESHOW

BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS  

BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR: Honors a broadcaster (or station) that has made a significant contribution to their state and to the broadcasting community over the past year.


2013 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

Jeff Shapiro, Great Eastern Radio


  2012 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

  Judy Leech, WVNR-AM and WNYV-FM



2011 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

WDEV RADIO 


2010 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

WCAX News Team


2009 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

Ann Curran, VPT


DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Honors those individuals who have distinguished themselves in their profession over the course of many years. Award is open to all broadcast-related occupations.


2013 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Brian Collamore

WSYB-AM/Catamount Radio

2013 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Ross Sneyd

AP/VPR/VPT


2012 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Sharon Meyer

WCAX-TV


2012 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Mark Johnson

WDEV AM/FM

2011 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

John Likakis

WBTN-AM     

2011 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Ginny McGehee

WJOY-AM       

2010 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Tom Messner

WPTZ     

2010 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Jim Oliver

WCAX     

2009 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Tim Johnson

WTSA  

2009 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bob Kinzel

VPR        

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD WINNERS

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD: Honors those individuals or stations that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make their community a better place to live.

* Indicates winner of the Alan Noyes Community Service Award    

2013

JUDY ANDERSON, WJEN-FM

WLVB-FM

JENNY DAY, FOX44/ABC22*

2012

TJ MICHAELS, WSNO/WORK/WWFY

WNCS-FM

BRUCE ZEMAN AND HOBBES, WVTK-FM*

2011

ABC-22/Fox-44

WOKO-FM

WJJR-FM*


2010

VPT

THEA LEWIS - WCAX

WBTZ-FM/WIZN-FM*


2009

WCFR*

WKOL


VAB FRIEND OF BROADCASTER AWARDS


2012

LT. COL. LLOYD GOODROW

VERMONT NATIONAL GUARD


2007

RAY BURKE

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