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January 16, 2015
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28th Annual Crystal Radio Awards Entry Deadline Approaching

-Awards are open to NAB Member Radio stations. Entries are due by January 31-

Crystals

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- NAB is accepting entries for the 2015 NAB Crystal Radio Awards, honoring outstanding community service.

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 2014 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.

"I've always regarded the Crystal as the single biggest honor in broadcasting," said Dan Seeman, vice president and market manager for Hubbard Radio in Minneapolis-Saint Paul.

Entry submissions must be received by January 31.

The Crystal Radio Awards finalists will be revealed in February. Finalists will be honored and winners announced at the Radio Luncheon. The luncheon speaker will be five-time Golden Globe nominee, New York Times best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio personality Marilu Henner. CBS Radio’s KROQ Los Angeles Kevin Ryder and Gene "Bean" Baxter, hosts of the "Kevin & Bean Morning Show," will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. The Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP, will be held Tuesday, April 14 during the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 11-16, 2015 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 98,000 attendees from 159 countries and 1,600+ 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. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.

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About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.