NAB Names 2008 Marconi Radio Award Winners
Austin - Sep 18, 2008 - Winners of the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Awards were announced at the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show. The dinner was held at The NAB Radio Show in Austin.
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:
WSM-AM Nashville, TN
|AC Station of the Year|
WTMX-FM Chicago, IL
|Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year|
Glenn Beck, Premiere Radio Networks
|CHR Station of the Year|
KHKS-FM Dallas, TX
|Major Market Station of the Year|
WMAL-AM Washington, DC
|Country Station of the Year|
WFMS-FM Indianapolis, IN
|Large Market Station of the Year|
KOA-AM Denver, CO
|News/Talk Station of the Year|
KFI-AM Los Angeles, CA
|Medium Market Station of the Year|
WLAV-FM Grand Rapids, MI
|Oldies Station of the Year|
KQQL-FM Minneapolis, MN
|Small Market Station of the Year|
WGIL-AM Galesburg, IL
|Religious Station of the Year|
WMIT-FM Black Mountain, NC
|Major Market Personality of the Year|
Ryan Seacrest, KIIS-FM Los Angeles, CA
|Rock Station of the Year|
WAPL-FM Appleton, WI
|Large Market Personalities of the Year|
Kelly, Mudflap & JoJo, KYGO-FM Denver, CO
|Spanish Station of the Year|
KSCA-FM Los Angeles, CA
|Medium Market Personality of the Year|
Tony Gates, WLAV-FM Grand Rapids, MI
|Sports Station of the Year|
WEEI-AM Boston, MA
|Small Market Personalities of the Year|
George & Katie, WAXX-FM Eau Claire, WI
|Urban Station of the Year|
WBLS-FM New York, NY
|Spanish Format Personality of the Year|
Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo, KSCA-FM Los Angeles, CA
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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