The 2016 Radio Ink Radio Wayne Award Finalists


The 2016 Radio Ink Radio Wayne Awards will be handed out Thursday, September 22nd at The Advertiser Breakfast at The Radio Show in Nashville. The Radio Wayne awards identify radio’s best salespeople and managers and are named after Wayne Cornils, who worked for the RAB for many years and was one of radio’s greatest ambassadors.

Interactive Seller Category
Georgia Beasley – Beasley Broadcast Group, Fort Myers
Melody Hutchison – Cox Radio – Jacksonville
Missy Budensiek – Hubbard Radio -St. Paul
Bill Moore – Greater Media – Philadelphia
Kisha Hardwick – Cox Radio – Athens, GA
Mike Gale – Hubbard Radio – St. Paul

Street Fighter (AE) Category
Kimberly McCarthy – Albany Broadcasting – Albany-Schenectady-Troy
Marc Zallis – Beasley Broadcast Group – Tampa
Susan White – CBS Radio – Philadelphia
Deb McLean – Cox Radio – Tampa
Craig Cohn – Cumulus – Dallas
Kelsey Sells – Hubbard Radio – St.Paul
Michelle Hay – NRG Media – Lincoln, NE
Melanie Martin – Cox Radio – St. Petersburg
Kevin McKeon – CBS Radio – Philadelphia

Sales Manager Category
Jenny Rose Gonzalez – BCA Media – San Diego
Sonia Katz Ungerman – Hubbard Radio – Minneapolis/St. Paul
Karen Eidman – Horizon Broadcasting – Melbourne, FL
Vince Gambino – CBS Radio – Philadelphia
Bernie Laur – Hubbard Radio – Minneapolis/St. Paul
Tom Hansen – Tuned In Broadcasting – Nashville

Stu Olds National Sales Manager Category
April Brinks Bailey – Beasley Broadcast Group – St. Petersburg
Lisa Blum CBS Radio – Miami & Orlando
Mike Murray – Cox Radio – Houston
Michael Mayer – Greater Media – Detroit
Shari Lynch – Townsquare Media -Northeast

GSM (Multiple Stations)/Director of Sales Category
Jenna Land – Beasley Broadcast Group – Charlotte
Sheila Mulcahey – CBS Radio- Chicago
Jason Meder – Cox Radio – St. Petersburg
Alec Drake – Cumulus – Dallas
Clinton Box – Hearst – Baltimore
Jeff Gonsales Hubbard Radio St. Paul
John Hunt FoxFur Communications Syracuse
Nichole Hartman Cox Radio Jacksonville

Market Manager/General Manager Category
Brian Purdy- CBS Radio – Dallas
Keith Lawless – Cox Radio – St. Petersburg
James G. Allgeier – Federated Media – Fort Wayne
Darrell Calton- Impact Radio Group – Meridian, ID
Jeff Norman – Max Media -Denver, CO
Tami Honesty -Radio One – Dallas
Debbie Kenyon – CBS Radio- Detroit

Broadcaster of The Year Category
Jeff Smulyan – Emmis Communications
Louise “Weezie” Kramer – Entercom Communications
Ed Levine – Galaxy Communications
Alfred Liggins – Radio One
Ed Atsinger – Salem Media Group


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