Ed McLaughlin (Photo)

Radio Icon Ed McLaughlin Dies

21 January 2018 BARHOF 0

San Francisco born-and-bred Ed McLaughlin, who rose from a part-time program host to become one of the titans of broadcasting, died on January 18, 2018. He was 91 years old. Mr. McLaughlin joined the Army fresh out of high school in 1943 near the end of World War II, then was [Read more…]

Andrew Welburn (Photo)

Andy Is Saving Our Radio History

27 August 2017 BARHOF 6

NEW AUDIO POSTED! Volunteer Andrew Welburn has finished digitizing hundreds of hours of newly-discovered Bay Area radio programming. Soon we will add many of these shows to this site under the station categories, along with dates and information about their airing. Most of these rare audio archives have [Read more…]

Ken Ackerman (Photo)

Ken Ackerman, Original Radio Legend (1922-2017)

28 May 2017 BARHOF 0

Ken Ackerman, an inaugural member of the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame and co-founder of the Broadcast Legends organization, died on May 28, 2017, at 95 of natural causes. Ackerman’s radio career began in his native Sacramento, where he “got the radio bug” while attending Grant Union [Read more…]

Radio Day by the Bay 2017 Live in Alameda

14 May 2017 BARHOF 2

Radio Day By The Bay — A Big Success!!! See all the photos and videos of this event by clicking the link below. It was our annual radio flea market, auction, and your chance to see CHRS museum under construction at our headquarters, 2152 Central Ave, “Radio Central.” Our auction, [Read more…]

Don Sherwood (KSFO Photo)

Don Sherwood Awards 2017

8 February 2017 BARHOF 34

The Bay Area Radio Museum and Hall of Fame is proud to announce the first recipients of the Don Sherwood Award, signifying the “people’s choice” for the favorite Bay Area radio personality from “back in the day,” and the most popular Bay Area radio personality currently on the air. In [Read more…]