bob kingsley - Inducted 1998
Bob Kingsley has been one of the best known nationally syndicated Country radio personalities since the late seventies. While serving in the United States Air Force, he obtained an announcer spot on Armed Forces Radio Station TFK. Following his Air Force stint, Kingsley honed his skills at several radio stations. Kingsley worked his way up from overnight disc jockey to Program Director of KLAC, Los Angeles. He was named Producer of American Country Countdown, hosted by Don Bowman in 1974. In 1978, he replaced Bowman as host. ACC won Billboard Magazine's Network/Syndicated Program of the Year: Country" for 16 years in a row, the only air personality and music program in any format to achieve this continued success. Kingsley won Country Music Association's National Broadcast Personality of the Year honors in 2001 and 2003. Bob Kingsley was inducted into the Country Music D J Hall of Fame in 1998. Today Bob Kingsley is host of the nationally syndicated programs "Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40"" and "Bob Kingsley with Today's Hit Makers."