VAB Hall of Fame

The ultimate honor for Vermont broadcasters, the VAB Hall of Fame honors those men and women who have demonstrated excellence throughout their careers, have enhanced the broadcasting industry and have contributed to the betterment of their communities.

Scroll down for our Hall of Fame honorees and a list of past winners of our Broadcaster of the Year, Distinguished Service and Community Service Awards.

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adams

Tony Adams

balch

Frank Balch

bannon

Bob Bannon

ken barlow hall of fame

Ken Barlow

barry

Jack Barry

berdan

Bird Berdan

brady

Mark Brady

brown

A. Brooks Brown

cameron

George Cameron

carter

Val Carter

Cheek hall of fame

Tom Cheek

commo

George Commo

coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

dacuti

Vin D’Acuti

donovan jack

Jack Donovan

donovan mike

Mike Donovan

dubonnet

Dan Dubonnet

farrar

Ernie Farrar

finney

E. Dean Finney

gallagher

Mickey Gallagher

goldman

Paul Goldman

graham

Bill Graham

greene

Ken Greene

hall

Stuart Hall

harwood

Brian Harwood

healey

Jack Healey

james hall of fame

Bruce James

jarvis

Ken Jarvis

tim johnson hall of fame slide

Tim Johnson

ken kasz hall of fame

Ken Kasz

keyworth

Belva Keyworth

kimel_bob

Bob Kimel

kimel_dave

Dave Kimel

kimel_john

John Kimel

king

John King

kinsley

Russ Kinsley

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Jack LaDuke

candis leopold hall of fame slide

Candis Leopold

manno

Louie Manno

marshall

Rex Marshall

martin_peter

Peter Martin

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Stuart Martin

mccormack

Frank McCormack

ginny mcgehee hall of fame

Ginny McGehee

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Tom Messner

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Sharon Meyer

 

michaels

Eric Michaels

mullally

Don Mullally

najman

Joel Najman

noyes

Alan Noyes

parker

Rusty Parker

parsons

Marselis Parsons

pierce

Tom Pierce

potter

Andy Potter

puffer

Gene Puffer

ruggles

Dan Ruggles

sands hall of fame

Paul Sands

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Dean Slack

 

smith

Ralph Smith

snyder

Dennis Snyder

squier_ken

Ken Squier

squier_lloyd

Lloyd Squier

teffner

Ted Teffner

thurston

Don Thurston

underhill

Dave Underhill

vallee

Rudy Vallee

walsh

Jean Walsh

whitcomb

Ron Whitcomb

zezza

Carlo Zezza

BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR AWARDS  

BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR: Honors a broadcaster (or station) that has made a significant contribution to their state and to the broadcasting community over the past year.

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2016 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

Rod Hill, Hall Communications Inc.

 

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2015 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

The WPTZ-TV News Team

roger hess 20142014 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

 Roger Hess, WVNY-TV/WFFF-TV

Jeff Shapiro Cropped2013 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

Jeff Shapiro, Great Eastern Radio

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2012 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

  Judy Leech, WVNR-AM/WNYV-FM

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2011 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

WDEV RADIO 

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2010 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

WCAX News Team

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2009 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

Ann Curran, VPT

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Honors those individuals who have distinguished themselves in their profession over the course of many years. Award is open to all broadcast-related occupations.

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2016 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bob Davis, WCAX-TV

 

bob-sherman

2016 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bob Sherman, Great Eastern Radio, LLC

 

 

stewart ledbetter

2015 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Stewart Ledbetter, WPTZ-TV and Vermont PBS

thom richards

2014 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Thom Richards, WOKO-FM

judy simpson

2014 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Judy Simpson, WCAX-TV

brian collamore

2013 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Brian Collamore, WSYB-AM/Catamount Radio

ross sneyd

2013 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Ross Sneyd, AP/VPR/VPT

sharon meyer

2012 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Sharon Meyer, WCAX-TV

mark johnson hi res

2012 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Mark Johnson, WDEV AM/FM

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2011 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

John Likakis, WBTN-AM     

ginny vab

2011 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Ginny McGehee, WJOY-AM       

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2010 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Tom Messner, WPTZ-TV/WNNE-TV   

jim oliver

2010 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Jim Oliver, WCAX     

tim johnson 2014

2009 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Tim Johnson, WTSA  

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2009 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bob Kinzel, VPR        

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD WINNERS

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD: Honors those individuals or stations that have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make their community a better place to live.

* Indicates winner of the Alan Noyes Community Service Award    

2016

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WVNY-TV/WFFF-TV

2015

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WSYB-AM*

2014

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WGLY/The Light Radio Network*

WEZF-FM Star 92.9

Mitch Terricciano, WIZN-FM

 

2013

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JENNY DAY, FOX44/ABC22*

JUDY ANDERSON, WJEN-FM

WLVB-FM

 

2012

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BRUCE ZEMAN AND HOBBES, WVTK-FM*

TJ MICHAELS, WSNO/WORK/WWFY

WNCS-FM

 

2011

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WJJR-FM*

ABC-22/Fox-44

WOKO-FM

 

2010

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WBTZ-FM/WIZN-FM*

VPT

THEA LEWIS – WCAX

2009

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WCFR*

WKOL

 SNYDER-TEFFNER AWARD

FOR EXCELLENCE BEHIND THE SCENES

2016

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Prescott Towers

2015

joe tymecki snyder teffner award

Joe Tymecki, Vermont Public Radio

2014

jim oliver

Jim Oliver, WCAX-TV

VAB FRIEND OF BROADCASTER AWARDS

2012

lloyd goodrow hi res

LT. COL. LLOYD GOODROW

VERMONT NATIONAL GUARD

2007

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RAY BURKE

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