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The Georgia Radio Hall of Fame announces a Legacy (no longer living) honorees and inductees for 2019 includes former Atlantans

Bert Parks – While many will know that his career included a 24 year position as the host of the Miss America Pageant and the singer of the pageant’s trademark song “There She Is, Miss America” they may not know that both his singing talent and emcee work began at age 16 in Atlanta, Georgia. A singing contest winner at 16, got him noticed and work at WGST as both a singer and announcer. He kept this work until his graduation from Marist Preparatory School. He would move to New York at age 17 to work at CBS radio as an announcer for numerous popular shows of the day and travelled with the Big Bands of Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller serving as an emcee for these shows, which were often broadcast. Bert Parks would go on to also host game shows

Questlove, Wyclef Jean round out busy ASCAP EXPO Day 2

Day Two of ASCAP's 14th annual "I Create Music" EXPO in Hollywood brought together music's top hitmakers, most fearless women and passionate songwriter advocates for panels, workshops, master classes, one-on-one sessions, networking events and performances. Thousands were on hand for another jam-packed day at the United States' largest conference for music creators.
  • Creative Quest: Questlove in Conversation with Paul Williams: Oscar-winning songwriter and ASCAP Chairman of the Board and President Paul Williams discussed all things creativity– method, inspiration and more of the golden wisdom from Questlove's newest book, NY Times best-selling and Grammy-nominated 'Creative Quest.' The drummer, DJ, producer, author and member of The Roots was also recognized with the ASCAP Creative Voice Award. The special honor is

Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation Kick Off The Tenth Annual Steve Harvey Mentoring Program

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation Kicks Off The Tenth Annual Steve Harvey Mentoring Program Annual Camp Partners Fatherless Teens with Male Role Models In The Rock, GA on June 14, 2018 through...

Kwame Kilpatrick Asks Trump for Pardon (letter)

Former disgraced Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has served 7 years in prison. States being incarcerated is taking a toll on him. He's asking President Trump for a pardon. See Kilpatrick's letter below The...

University of Chicago Creates Greater Admissions Access for Low Income Students

UChicago Empower, the First Test-Optional Admissions Process by a Leading College, Increases Access to Higher Education for First-Generation, Low-Income Students The initiative includes expanded financial aid, new scholarships, and programs for under-represented communities The University...
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