Career Achievement Inductee
James Carney was born in Crossville, Tennessee and got the nickname Moby at the age of 12 and has been known as Moby in the Morning on the radio since 1981. He landed his first radio job at the age of 15 on WCSV AM in Crossville. He attended Belmont College in Nashville with the dream of becoming a high school band director. But radio was under his skin, so he quit school and went back to Crossville where he worked for WAEW for two years. Then he started his climb upward by moving to stations in Nashville, Tampa, Houston, and Dallas. In 1991 he came to KICKS 101 in Atlanta where he remained for 10 years. He is a Five-time winner of Billboard's Major Market Country Morning Show of the Year, nominated twice as Major Market Morning Show of the Year by the Country Music Association, and was an Academy of Country Music's Major Market DJ of the Year. Today he is President of Atlanta-based Moby Enterprises, Inc. and creator of "The Biggest Small Town in AMERICA" Radio Network and heard on stations in Tennessee, West Virginia, Missouri and Georgia. Moby is a 2012 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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