Asa Network; Mike “Bax” Baxendale, morning co-host, WAQY-FM, Springfield, MA “Rock 102”; Ethan Bearman, host KGO, San Francisco; Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Broadcasting; Mike Bendixen, PD, CFRB, Toronto and national news/talk format head, Bell Media; David Bernstein, GM, Talkers Radio; Chris Berry, SVP/news-talk-sports programming, i Heart Media; Jim Bohannon, host, Westwood One; Phil Boyce, SVP/director, spoken word format and operations VP, New York Region, Salem Media Group; Kevin Casey, VP/executive editor, ; Howie Carr, host, Howie Carr Radio Network; Kathy Carr, VP/sales & marketing, Howie Carr Radio Network; Heather Cohen, EVP, The Weiss Agency; Holland Cooke, consultant, Holland Cooke Media and host RT America; Suzanne Grimes, president, Westwood One; Sean Hannity, host, Premiere Networks and FOX News Channel; Michael Harrison, publisher, ; Thom Hartmann, host, WYD Media; Bill Hess, program director, WMAL-AM/FM, Washington, DC; Karen Hunter, host, Sirius XM Satellite Radio; Harry Hurley, host, WWPG, Atlantic City; Brian Kilmeade, host, FOX News Radio and FOX News Channel; Mike Kinosian, managing editor, ; Scott Lakefield, APD, WOR, New York; Scott Masteller, PD, WBAL, Baltimore; Mike Mc Vay, EVP content & programming, Cumulus Media; Greg Moceri, consultant, Moceri Media; Norm Pattiz, executive chairman, Podcast One; Sid Rosenberg, host, WABC, New York; Brad Shepard, GM/host, Pioneer Valley Radio, Springfield, MA; Todd Starnes, host, FOX News Radio; Doug Stephan, host/CEO, Stephan Multimedia; Julie Talbott, president, Premiere Networks; Fred Toucher, morning co-host, WBZ-FM, Boston “98.5 The Sports Hub”; and Michael Zwerling, owner, KSCO/KOMY, Santa Cruz.More speakers will be added in the days and weeks to follow. will take place on Friday, June 8 at the ultra-modern Helen Mills Event Space and Theater located in the colorful Chelsea district of Manhattan.However, he'll best be remembered as host of "The Dating Game," which debuted in 1965.The game show format had a bachelorette or bachelor asking a series of questions to three potential love interests, who were out view, to find the best match. Among the bachelors who appeared on the show -- Michael Jackson, Steve Martin and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Farrah Fawcett was one of the girls who had to choose, and she was introed as "an accomplished artist and sculptress."The MJ show is hysterical. One of the most notorious serial killers ever -- Rodney Alcala, was not only a contestant on "The Dating Game," he won.Jim Lange, who played matchmaker to many as the original host of "The Dating Game," has died.His wife, Nancy Fleming, told The Associated Press that he passed away Tuesday after suffering a heart attack at his Mill Valley, California, home. Lange started out in radio, then made the jump to TV as the announcer and sidekick to Tennessee Ernie Ford on "The Ford Show" in 1962.
Plus, you don’t have to wear makeup and you don’t have to shave.” Lange is survived by a sister, five children, two stepchildren and four grandchildren.
"He loved doing local radio, especially before it was computerized." PHOTOS: Stars' first jobs Lange is survived by his wife, sister, five children, two stepchildren, and four grandchildren.
He was 81, and died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack in his California home, the Associated Press reports.
He became the morning host of The Lange Gang on KABL in San Francisco, which played classics from the Big Band era to the 1970s.
PHOTOS: Stars' big breaks After his retirement from broadcasting, Lange started working as a radio DJ in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.