While at WABE Lemley was named “Best Drive-Time DJ” by the staff of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for his work hosting All Things Considered. Atlanta Magazine chose him and City Cafe as “Best of the Dial.” He is also a recipient of a GLAAD media award and has been honored by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters.  

Beyond public radio, Lemley is the anchor of CrimeOnline News Update, a daily newscast feature of crime stories with Nancy Grace on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and Momentum, an online TV news roundtable program for Peachtree Corners, Georgia. 

Lemley graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in musical theatre. He also studied Latin at Emory University. He lives in Atlanta with his husband, Mike Selk.