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Direct Response Hall of Fame

 

 

In 2013, Response Magazine and its Advisory Board created the Direct Response Hall of Fame in order to honor those individuals whose careers in the marketing business stand as a beacon of success.

The creation of the DR Hall of Fame was years in the making and championed by long-time Response Advisory Board member Richard Stacey of Northern Response Intl. Ltd., in Toronto. Throughout the past decade, as the Response team sought a way to honor the greatest careers in DR marketing history, it became more and more clear that not only was a Hall of Fame the best option, but the only option.

The DR Hall of Fame nominating committee includes current members of the Response Advisory Board, past inductees to the Hall of Fame, and Response Magazine’s leadership — publisher John Yarrington and editor-in-chief Thomas Haire.

Industry leaders are always able to share their ideas for DR Hall of Fame membership throughout the given year. The nominating committee process begins in November and closes with an induction group announced publicly in February. Each year, the DR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony takes place on the closing day of Response Expo in San Diego.

Below are each of the classes inducted into the DR Hall of Fame. You can read more about each inductee simply by clicking on their photo.


 

Direct Response Hall of Fame: Class of 2016

 

John  Cabrinha

Dan  Danielson

Leeza Gibbons

Linda Goldstein

 
 

 

Jack Kirby

Toni Knight

Jeff Knowles

Bob Marsh

 

 

Direct Response Hall of Fame: Class of 2015

 

Leslie Blodgett

Maria Kennedy

Philip Kives

Joy Mangano

 

 

 

Nancy Marcum

Marianna Morello

Lowell "Bud" Paxson

Mark Rosenzweig

 

 

 
Richard Simmons

Roy Speer

Anthony Sullivan Bob Todd  
 

Direct Response Hall of Fame: Class of 2014

Chickie Bucco

Tim Hawthorne

AJ Khubani

Collette Liantonio

Tony Little

Chickie Bucco

Tim Hawthorne

AJ Khubani

Collette Liantonio

Tony Little

 

Billy Mays

Suzanne Somers

Gary and May West

Katie Williams

 

Billy Mays

Suzanne Somers

Gary & Mary West

Katie Williams

 

 

Direct Response Hall of Fame: Class of 2013

Jim Caldwell

Frank Cannella

Bill Guthy

Kevin J. Lyons

Joe Pedott

 

 

Ron Popeil

Greg Renker

Sy Sperling

Sydney Yallen

 

 




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