Washington, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced the 50 finalists for the 31st Annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. Winners will be announced and the finalists honored at the new We Are Broadcasters Celebration, held Tuesday, April 10 during the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
This year's finalists are:
|KBFB-FM Dallas, Texas
||KYGO-FM Denver, Colo.|
|KBHP-FM Bemidji, Minn.
||WBLK-FM Buffalo, N.Y.|
|KCYY-FM San Antonio, Texas||WCCO-AM Minneapolis, Minn.|
|KFOR-AM Lincoln, Neb.
||WDRV-FM Chicago, Ill.|
|KFTK-FM St. Louis, Mo.
||WEZL-FM Charleston, S.C.|
|KGSR-FM Austin, Texas||WFLC-FM Miami, Fla.|
|KHJK-FM La Porte, Texas||WHKO-FM Dayton, Ohio|
|KLVB-FM Citrus Heights, Calif.
||WINS-AM New York City, N.Y.|
|KMOK-FM Lewiston, Idaho
||WJJY-FM Brainerd, Minn.|
|KMVP-FM Phoenix, Ariz.
||WKAQ-AM San Juan, P.R.|
|KNDE-FM College Station, Texas||WKML-FM Fayetteville, N.C.|
|KOYE-FM Tyler, Texas
||WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, Ohio|
|KPEK-FM Albuquerque, N.M.||WLBC-FM Muncie, Ind.|
|KRLC-AM Lewiston, Idaho||WOR-AM New York City, N.Y.|
|KRSP-FM Salt Lake City, Utah||WRLT-FM Nashville, Tenn.|
|KSFI-FM Salt Lake City, Utah||WSB-AM Atlanta, Ga.|
|KSL-AM Salt Lake City, Utah||WSHE-FM Chicago, Ill.|
|KSRO-AM Santa Rosa, Calif.||WSOY-AM Decatur, Ill.|
|KSTP-FM St. Paul, Minn.
||WTMJ-AM Milwaukee, Wis.|
|KTAR-FM Phoenix, Ariz.||WTMX-FM Chicago, Ill.|
|KTMY-FM St. Paul, Minn.
||WVAZ-FM Chicago, Ill.|
|KTTS-FM Springfield, Mo.
||WWJ-AM Detroit, Mich.|
|KUPL-FM Portland, Ore.
||WWPR-FM New York City, N.Y.|
|KXKT-FM Glenwood, Iowa||WYRK-FM Buffalo, N.Y.|
|KXLG-FM Watertown, S.D.
||WZFX-FM Fayetteville, N.C.|
Ten Crystal Radio Award recipients will be chosen by a panel of judges representing the broadcast industry, community service organizations and public relations firms. Also at the We Are Broadcasters Celebration, television and film actress Kristen Bell will receive the NAB Television Chairman's Award.
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NAB Show, held April 22-27, 2017 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest convention encompassing The M.E.T. Effect, the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.
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