HOUSTON –July 9, 2015 – Andy Hudack, Senior Engineer at Cox Media Group (CMG) Houston, has been inducted into the 2015 class of the Texas Radio Hall of Fame, along with 14 other radio professionals.
Hudack’s 40-year radio career started when he became a board operator at KRLY-FM, Houston in 1975, running the Sunday Public Affairs show and the American Top 40 Countdown Show with Casey Kasem. His next stop in 1981 took him to KIKK-FM and then on to KODA-FM in 1985 where he ran the first ever stereo NFL broadcast of the Houston Oilers. In 1994 he joined KRBE- FM. Thirteen years later in 2002, Hudack joined CMG Houston’s four stations – KGLK-FM, KHPT-FM, KKBQ-FM and KTHT-FM, as Senior Engineer.
“I don’t know what to say, but ‘thank you’ to all for bestowing upon me the honor of becoming a member of The Texas Radio Hall Of Fame, said Hudack. “To be even mentioned in the same conversation with the talented men and women in the list of nominees was more than enough, but being an actual inductee is just awesome!”
“We are extremely proud of Andy and his induction into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame,” said Mark Krieschen, CMG Houston VP and Market Manager. “He belongs in this elite class of Texas broadcasters.”
The Texas Radio Hall of Fame’s 2015 Induction Celebration with be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 14, 2015 in Round Rock, Texas.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 59 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.