NAB Names 2008 Marconi Radio Award Winners


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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:

Legendary Station
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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