John Mack Flanagan (1992 Photo)

John Mack Flanagan (1946-2018)

2 April 2018 BARHOF 2

It is with great sorrow that the Bay Area Radio Museum and Hall of Fame notes the passing of John Mack Flanagan, one of the greatest voices in broadcasting and a member of BARHOF’s Class of 2017. John passed away on Saturday (March 31) after bravely battling a [Read more…]

CHRS Surplus Radios (Photo)

CHRS Spring Cleaning Sale Postponed

22 March 2018 BARHOF 0

A quick update: the big Spring Cleaning Sale at Radio Central, scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed until Saturday, March 31, at Radio Central, the home of CHRS and the Bay Area Radio Museum in Alameda. Meanwhile, we’re still looking for volunteers for this Saturday (March 24) [Read more…]

Don Sherwood (KSFO Photo)

The 2018 Sherwood Awards

2 March 2018 BARHOF 63

It’s time to vote for your favorite Bay Area radio personalities in the 2018 Sherwood Awards! Named for the World’s Greatest Disc Jockey, Don Sherwood (BARHOF 2006), the awards are the “people’s choice” for most popular active personalities in the music and news/talk categories, and for induction into [Read more…]

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…]