NAB Names 2009 Marconi Award Winners


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Philadelphia – Sep 25, 2009 - Winners of the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Awards were announced Thursday night at the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held at the NAB Radio Show in Philadelphia.

Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are given to radio stations and outstanding on-air personalities to recognize excellence in radio. This year's NAB Marconi Radio Award recipients are:

Legendary Station
KKOB-AM, Albuquerque, NM
AC Station of the Year
WBEB-FM, Philadelphia, PA
Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year
Dave Ramsey, The Lampo Group
CHR Station of the Year
WVAQ-FM, Morgantown, WV
Major Market Station of the Year
WBEB-FM, Philadelphia, PA
Country Station of the Year
KYGO-FM Denver, CO
Large Market Station of the Year
WIBC-FM, Indianapolis, IN
News/Talk Station of the Year
WGN-AM, Chicago, IL
Medium Market Station of the Year
WHO-AM, Des Moines, IA
Oldies Station of the Year
WMXJ-FM, Miami, FL
Small Market Station of the Year
WJBC-AM, Bloomington, IL
Religious Station of the Year
KLTY-FM, Dallas, TX
Major Market Personality of the Year
Matt Siegel, WXKS-FM, Boston MA
Rock Station of the Year
KQRS-FM, Minneapolis, MN
Large Market Personalities of the Year
Bill Cunningham, WLW-AM, Cincinnati, OH
Spanish Station of the Year
KLVE-FM, Los Angeles, CA
Medium Market Personality of the Year
Van & Bonnie, WHO-AM, Des Moines, IA
Sports Station of the Year
WGR-AM, Buffalo, NY
Small Market Personalities of the Year
Lacy Neff, WVAQ-FM, Morgantown, WV
Urban Station of the Year
WJMZ, Greenville, SC
Spanish Format Personality of the Year
Alberto Alegre, KSAH-AM, San Antonio, TX

Marconi finalists were selected by a task force of broadcasters, and the winners were voted on by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy. The votes were tabulated by an independent firm.




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