Beth Mann grew up in broadcasting. She hung out at radio stations in Elkton and Russellville, Kentucky, as a child, and determined early in life that broadcasting would be her lifelong career. She received her B.A. from the University of Kentucky and her Master’s degree in Corporate Communication from Western Kentucky University. She spent 10 years in television, working in every position in the company, ultimately becoming the General Sales Manager. She has over 20 years of radio experience and is now the Owner/Group General Manager for Ham Broadcasting Co. Inc., a locally owned and operated company based in western Kentucky that owns 5 radio stations and a very successful digital operation. Her FM station proudly displays two Marconi awards and is the only station in Kentucky ever recognized as Small Market Station of the Year. In 2013, WKDZ earned the coveted Crystal Award for community service. Beth is a recipient of the Kentucky Broadcasters’ Mic Award and a member of the Kentucky Broadcasters Hall of Fame. She is Past President of Kentucky Broadcasters’ Association, Cadiz Rotary Club and the Cadiz/Trigg County Chamber of Commerce.