Former Kentucky mayor, broadcaster Walter May dies
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A funeral home says former Kentucky mayor and president of the Kentucky Broadcasters Association Walter E. May has died.
J.W. Call and Son Funeral Home in Pikeville says May died Friday at his home. He was 81.
According to the funeral home's website, May began his radio career as a disc jockey in 1955 and built East Kentucky Broadcasting, a group of radio stations.
Correction: Media Ownership Rules story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 25 about media-ownership rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Dennis Wharton was the head of the National Association of Broadcasters. He is executive vice president of communications.
A corrected version of the story is below:
FCC plans vote over loosening limits on media ownership
The Federal Communications Commission is planning to vote in November on proposals to roll back ownership rules that were meant to support diverse voices in local media
WINS-AM (1010) was named legendary station of the year at the National Association of Broadcasters’ Marconi Radio Awards.