2010 Career Achievement

Sam Hale

Sam was fascinated with radio from his earliest years. His first paying gig was at WMMT in his home town of McMinnville, TN. When WBMC went on the air there, he was among its original staff. Following military service with AFRTS, where he became anchor for the first scheduled news program ever on an U. S. Army broadcast TV station, Sam joined WKDA in Nashville. He was hired away by the Bartell group and worked at their stations in Birmingham, Milwaukee and New York City. Sam also did mornings in Minneapolis and Chicago. He came to WQXI in Atlanta’s in 1962. In 1966 Sam began to devote full-time to his avocation, the stock market. Following a successful career as a Chartered Market Technician and affiliate of the New York Society of Security Analysts, he retired in 2003.

Sam is the co-founder and former vice president of The Georgia Radio Hall of Fame.

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