John Mayasich

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Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame

John Mayasich

Inducted 2005

John Mayasich has enjoyed an outstanding career as one of the top broadcast executives in the region.A University of Minnesota graduate, Mayasich entered the broadcast industry with a sales position at KSTP Radio in 1957. He moved to WFRV TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in 1959 and later became sales manager at WDUZ Radio in Green Bay. He returned to Hubbard Broadcasting in 1974, and became general manager of KS95 FM, making it the highest-rated FM station in the top 30 US markets. In 1983, he began a twelve-year term as president of the radio division of Hubbard Broadcasting, later serving as head of public relations. He retired in 1997, but remains active as a consultant to Hubbard Broadcasting.

Widely respected among his peers in the industry, he served for nine years on the board of directors of the Minnesota Broadcasters Association, and was its president from 1993 to 1994. A talented athlete, he is a member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame and an Olympic medal winner.