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Craig Eckert

CLASS OF 2017 Craig Eckert was born and raised in St Paul, Minnesota. He became editor of his high school newspaper and enrolled at the University of Minnesota with plans

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Don Wright

CLASS OF 2017 Don Wright was born in Meadow Grove, Nebraska.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 and earned his BA from Denver University in 1949

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Mike Gann

CLASS OF 2018 Mike Gann is the Assistant Chief Engineer at Omaha’s KMTV.  After earning his Engineering degree from the University of Nebraska in 1974, Mike worked at KFAB for

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Roger Moody

CLASS OF 2018 Roger Moody is the General Manager of KLKN TV in Lincoln and a Vice President for Citadel Communications. A graduate of the College of Journalism and Mass

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Dave Dent Otradovsky

CLASS OF 2018 Dave Dent Otradovsky is the owner and General Manager of KVSH-AM in Valentine – the only station he has worked for in his 49-year radio career.  Dave

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Kent Pavelka

CLASS OF 2019 Kent Pavelka is best known for delighting Nebraska Cornhusker fans with some of the most legendary radio calls in University of Nebraska Athletics history.  Kent began his

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Steve Altmaier

CLASS OF 2019 Steve Altmaier served the people of the Tri-Cities area for 42 years from KGFW and KQKY in Kearney.  He got started in 1974 as an announcer on

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Ken Fouts

CLASS OF 2019 Ken Fouts caught the broadcasting bug while earning his BS in Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, working part-time at KLIN, KLNS, KOLN TV and KUON TV. 

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CLASS OF 2021 Todd-N-Tyler have dominated Omaha radio morning show ratings at unprecedented levels for over 26 years. After first meeting on separate shifts at WHTF in central Pennsylvania, Todd-N-Tyler

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Sharon Behl Brooks

CLASS OF 2021 Sharon Behl Brooks followed her professional broadcasting career by educating future broadcasters at Hastings College. Sharon began as a part-time news and weather reporter at KHAS TV

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