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Cosby resident nominated to Country Radio Broadcaster's DJ Hall of Fame

Published: 9:50 AM, 06/06/2013 Last updated: 9:51 AM, 06/06/2013
 


Source: The Newport Plain Talk

Cosby resident Al Snyder, (Reifsnyder), has been nominated for the national Country Radio Broadcaster's DJ Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame in Nashville honors broadcasters who have made significant contributions to country radio.

Al retired two years ago after spending almost 39 years in radio broadcasting with 20 of those years spent in national radio syndication.

He began his career in 1972 at WNVL radio in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Years later he would own that station and put WCKU FM, 102.5 on the air in Lexington.

Throughout his "On Air" career Al concentrated his efforts on sharing the artists and stories that have made country music the force that it is today. Prior to moving to Nashville in 1990, Al traveled numerous times to Music City and the Grand Ole Opry to interview country performers. Over the years, Al has conducted over 150 interviews with country artists, including over 30 members of the country music Hall of Fame. He used the exclusive interviews on his radio program to present up close and personal profiles of entertainers past and present. Snyder was privileged to do some of the final interviews with Hall of Famers Porter Wagoner and Eddy Arnold prior to their deaths.

For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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