NAB Names 2009 Marconi Award Winners
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:
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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