dale carter - Inducted 2011
Dale Carter's career in Country radio began in 1979 at WROZ in Evansville, Ind. He moved to WKDQ during his college days at the University of Southern Indiana, then took a job at WYNG in 1984, becoming the station's program director at only 21 years old. The following year, he won the Beasley Group's Program Director of the Year award. In 1992, Carter moved to WWYZ in Hartford, Conn., where he programmed the station and worked on-air for the next three years before settling into his current position as PD and morning show co-host at KFKF in Kansas City, Mo. He has been instrumental in KFKF's charity efforts with St. Jude's, raising more than $4 million since 1996. Carter has previously served on the CRS agenda committee, CRB Board of Directors and served as Chairman of the Country DJ Hall of Fame Committee. He has been nominated by the CMA eight times, once for Small Market Air Personality of the Year and seven times as Large Market Air Personality of the Year. He is currently a District 1 City Councilman in Blue Springs, Missouri, and the stadium voice for the Kansas City Chiefs.