THE MOUTH, DECEMBER 8TH, 2021 – Jim Bohannon, whose nightly program has been heard on AM 1480 KAUS for decades, will be the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2022 radio inductee.
The induction will take place at the NAB Show, held April 23–27, 2022 in Las Vegas.
“Jim encompasses the spirit of radio. His distinct voice, humor and engaging programs have informed and entertained listeners for 50 years, while addressing historic milestones affecting our nation,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. “I am grateful for his friendship and the opportunities I have had to be a guest on his show. We congratulate Jim on this befitting honor.”
Bohannon began his radio career in 1960 at KLWT-AM in his hometown of Lebanon, Missouri. Following college and military service during the Vietnam War, Bohannon took over the prestigious nighttime radio talk radio slot formerly held by Larry King in 1993. His program is nationally syndicated by Westwood One.