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The Gospel Announcers Guild Crystal Mic Media Awards


Dr. Bobby Jones receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gospel Announcers Guild and recognizes his core team and

 close friends, including from left to right; Vicki Mack Lataillade, Co-Host Merdean Gales, (Dr. Jones), Publicist Sheilah Belle aka The Belle

Long time friend Al “The Bishop” Hobbs and Carol Bell. Also in photo is Vicki Mack’s daughter, Ms. Lataillade.


Cincinnati, OH – The Gospel Announcers Guild (GAG) premiered its first Crystal Mic Media Awards and 40th Anniversary Luncheon Showcase on Tuesday at the Halls of Mirrors, Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel in Cincinnati, OH on Tuesday, July 27th. 


The goal for the GAG Crystal Mic Media Awards is to generate an annual worldwide appreciation for the role of the media organizations, individual professionals and personalities in the delivery of excellence and outstanding service to the Gospel Music Industry.


Below are this year’s winners.


Radio Announcer of the Year

Hezekiah Walker


Radio Station of the Year

WGRB –Chicago


Radio Syndicate of the Year

Donnie McClurkin Show


Internet Radio Station of the Year – Gerard Bonner


TV Show of the Year

Bobby Jones Gospel – Bobby Jones


Print Media of the Year

Gospel Today Magazine – Teresa Hairston


E-Blaster of the Year

Black Gospel


   On behalf of everyone who voted for The Belle Report in the Print Media of the Year category, we say thank you, as we recognize your faith in us as we remain the #1 and ONLY DAILY on-line Gospel publication in the country to serve you Monday through Friday and do what we do.  We also thank you for your votes in making us one of the top news resources in the country and around the world.  We are delighted to be counted as among the best!