Television

2009 Hall of Fame Inductee

Danny Thomas

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Danny Thomas is President and General Manager of KOAM-TV. He was raised in Joplin and attended Joplin schools and Missouri Southern State University. He started is career in retail sales, before moving to radio and television.

Thomas has been with KOAM-TV for 22 years. He has served on the CBS Marketing Board and has served as Chairman of the Board of the Kansas Association of Broadcasters. His awards include Manager of the Year for Saga Communications, and the Mike Oatman Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sales, Marketing and Sales Mentoring from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.

Thomas currently serves on the A.C. Nielsen Board and the St. John's Regional Medical Center Board of Directors. He lives in Joplin with his wife and son.

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