by Aug 12, 2003, 12:00 AM
Singing cowboy Gene Autry and Viacom executive MEL KARMAZIN are among the nominees for the Radio Hall of Fame's class of 2003, the hall of fame said Monday. Others to be inducted later this year are network talk show host Jim Bohannon, Los Angeles talk show host Michael Jackson and farm broadcaster Orion Samuelson of WGN in Chicago. The induction ceremony will be broadcast nationally on Saturday, Nov. 8, from the Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago. The one-hour special will be hosted by Radio Hall of Fame inductee Larry King and the Westwood One Radio Network.