Monday, May 15, 2017

Landecker Nominated for Hall of Fame

It's about time! So happy to see this news. Not sure who else nominated him, but I did submit his name for consideration. From Robert Feder's column this morning...

John Records Landecker, an iconic Chicago radio personality since the 1970s, has been nominated for induction in the National Radio Hall of Fame. It’s his first time on the ballot for induction in the Chicago-based shrine to radio’s greatest performers and programs. Landecker, 70, is one of four nominees (and the only Chicagoan) in the Longstanding Local/Regional category. A total of 24 nominees in six categories were announced Monday. (A complete list is at Online public voting in two categories — Music Format On-Air Personality and Spoken Word On-Air Personality — will begin June 5. The rest will be chosen by a panel of industry professionals. Winners will be announced June 26. Induction ceremony will be November 2 at the Museum of Broadcast Communications.

(Chicago Tribune photo taken while we were promoting the book "Records Truly Is My Middle Name")