WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB will accept entries for the 2014 NAB Crystal Radio Awards, honoring outstanding community service, beginning January 1, 2014.
Established in 1987, the Crystal Radio Awards bring national recognition to radio stations for their year-round commitment to serving their communities. To enter, a station must submit their online entry describing their community service efforts for the 2013 calendar year.
Fifty Crystal Radio Awards finalists and 10 winners are chosen by judges with broadcast and community service backgrounds. Entry information is available on www.nab.org/crystals or by contacting Melek Demir, 202-775-3511.
"Receiving this award is just amazing. [It goes] back to the roots of what radio is all about. This is one of the most awesome experiences I've had in my entire life," said Teri Lynn, Program Director, KCVM-FM Cedar Falls, IA, a Crystal Radio Award recipient.
Entry submissions must be received by January 31. The Crystal Radio Awards finalists will be revealed in late February. Winners will be announced, and the finalists will be honored at the NAB Radio Luncheon. The Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP, will be held Tuesday, April 8 during the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 5-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 93,000 attendees from 156 countries and 1,550+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.
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