Nick ERBY (2010)
Widely regarded as Country
Music's leading broadcaster in Australia,
has produced and hosted Country radio and television programs
for more than 30 years.
For 20 years,
produced and hosted "Country Music Jamboree," a weekly,
syndicated program, which was broadcast on 68 regional and metro
also hosted "Nick
Close Up" (1980-1982) and "Nick
Music Video" (1994-1995) for television.
successful broadcast career,
has filled management positions at commercial stations 2CC
and 2UE Sydney.
From the late '80s,
Country Music division which broadcast the nightly program
"Hoedown" that was later renamed
also is a regular contributor to
1979 – Golden Guitar for Country
Music Capital Award.
1997 - Won the CMA International
Country Broadcaster Award in 1997, the first year the Award was
1998 - CMAA Australian Country
Music Achiever Awards – Industry Achiever of the Year.
2005 – Bush Laureate Awards
Certificate of Appreciation for his support of these awards
since their inception in 1996.
2009 – Inducted into the
Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
2010 – Inducted into the Hands