The Myrna, signifying the Broadcast Legend of the Year, is awarded to a member who has made extraordinary contributions to the organization in time, effort and talent.

Ken Ackerman

1995:
KEN ACKERMAN

Founding Member; Core Group; Program Chairman. KQW/KCBS Radio; elected to the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame (2006)

“In appreciation for donating a phenomenal amount of time to the organization, producing programs with audience-attracting stars and themes, expanding membership, engaging productive volunteers and constantly focusing on our main purpose … fun!”

Knowles Robertson

1996:
KNOWLES ROBERTSON

Founding Member, Core Group, Publications Chairman; KNEW/KSAN; Life member, NorCal RTNDA

“In appreciation for donating an extraordinary amount of time, producing outstanding newsletters and many other designer print items, maintaining voluminous data bases, staging special functions like “Sunday in Sonoma” and constantly focusing on our main purpose: fun”

Chet Casselman

1997:
CHET CASSELMAN

Founding Member (one of the Original 4); Chair of the Core Group; Lunch MC; Leader of The Legends. News Director, KSFO Radio.

Karen Lipney

1998: KAREN LIPNEY

Legal Counsel, Core Group; Assistant Executive Director, AFTRA/SAG.

Rod Sherry

1999:
ROD SHERRY

Founding Member, Member of Core Group; Past Treasurer; Official Greeter. Member of NATAS Silver Circle.

Darryl Compton

2000:
DARRYL COMPTON

President and Executive Director of Broadcast Legends. Darryl is also Executive Director of NATAS SF/NorCal, RTNDA and the S.F. Peninsula Press Club. He spent many years at San Francisco State and KRON-TV. Member of the NATAS Silver Circle.

Wanda Ramey

2002:
WANDA RAMEY

The first woman news anchor in the West and second in the nation. “Girl on the Beat,” The Noon News, KPIX. Member of the NATAS Silver Circle.

Merla Zellerbach

2003:
MERLA ZELLERBACH

Merla is the editor of the Nob Hill Gazette and is remembered as a panelist on the ABC-TV show Oh My Word. Her real claim to fame is the final proof reader of the Legends newsletter. Her plaque reads: “Merla Zellerbach, who saves our collective asses.”

Jim Schock

2004:
JIM SCHOCK

Jim Schock is the Legends Core Group Secretary. Writes the wonderful “boy stories” in each edition of the newsletter and writes the newscast that opens each of our quarterly lunches. A former TV news reporter, producer and executive, Jim is also a novelist.

Dan Odum

2005:
DAN ODUM

alan-young2006:
ALAN YOUNG

Peter Cleaveland

2007:
PETER CLEAVELAND

Terry Lowry

2008:
TERRY LOWRY

David Jackson (Bay Area Radio Digest)

2009:
DAVID FERRELL JACKSON

Publisher and Editor of the Bay Area Radio Digest; Founding Executive Director and Curator of the Bay Area Radio Museum and Hall of Fame. Member of the Broadcast Legends Board of Directors; Charles Herrold Award (2007), California Historical Radio Society; CHRS Fellow in History (2011).

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2014:
GLORIA DUFFY

Bob Brown LOY 2015

2015:
BOB BROWN