rusty walker - Inducted 2012
Rusty Walker has either programmed, advised, created, consulted, overseen, served as a strategic partner or performed as an air personality for more than 750 Country radio stations since he started his radio career in 1970. In total, there are fewer Country stations in rated markets that Walker hasn't worked with than those he has. A few of his personality and Program Director stints include: WQYK, WQIK, WZZK and KFKF. He has been recognized with numerous national industry and community awards, including a seven-year consecutive run as Billboard's Consultant of the Year. His program consulting firm, Rusty Walker Programming, remains one of the industry's most influential.