2011

Career Achievement Inductee

John Young


John began as a jock at WLAC in Nashville at the tender age of 16.  At seventeen, he was a jock at WMAK and later became its music director.  In 1971, John moved to legendary Top 40 KILT in Houston where he was on the air and was also program director of KILT-FM.  John returned to Nashville in 1975 and was named Billboard Air Personality of the Year for the WSM morning show and was PD at WSM FM.  His introduction to Georgia radio came in 1979 when he became program director at Z93 in Atlanta, a position he held until 1987.  Along the way in Atlanta, John became the signature image voice for Superstation WTBS and CNN Worldwide from 1982 until 1994.  Today, in his Nashville studio, John does approximately 35 daily sessions acting as signature voice for 30 television stations across the United States.  John was a founding member of the board of directors of The Georgia Radio Hall of Fame.


The Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame is a Georgia non profit corporation and a  501 (c) (3) organization.

Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame Corporation, 2011

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