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September 19, 2013

2013 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced

Orlando -- Winners of the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Awards were announced Thursday night at the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held at the Radio Show in Orlando, FL.

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
WBBM-AM Chicago, IL

Spanish Format Personality of the Year
Javier Romero WAMR-FM Miami, FL

Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year
Steve Harvey, Premiere Radio Networks

AC Station of the Year
WTMX-FM Chicago, IL

Major Market Station of the Year
WBEB-FM Philadelphia, PA

CHR Station of the Year
WRDW-FM Philadelphia, PA

Large Market Station of the Year
KSTP-FM St. Paul, MN

Country Station of the Year
KKBQ-FM Houston, TX

Medium Market Station of the Year

News/Talk Station of the Year
WBZ-AM Boston, MA

Small Market Station of the Year

Religious Station of the Year
KLRC-FM Siloam Springs, AR

Major Market Personality of the Year
Eric & Kathy, WTMX-FM Chicago, IL

Rock Station of the Year
WZLX-FM Boston, MA

Large Market Personality of the Year
Cornbread, WIL-FM St. Louis, MO

Spanish Station of the Year
KLOL-FM Houston, TX

Medium Market Personality of the Year
Brian Byers, WSOY-AM Decatur, IL

Sports Station of the Year
KTCK-AM Dallas, TX

Small Market Personality of the Year<
Monk & Kelly, WGSQ-FM Cookeville, TN

Urban Station of the Year
WVEE-FM Atlanta, GA

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.

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show was hosted by "Shotgun Tom" Kelly of CBS Radio's KRTH-FM in Los Angeles. The show also featured a performance by Grammy Award-Winning band The Mavericks from Big Machine Label Group.

About the Radio Show
The 2013 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 18-20 in Orlando. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies for the digital age. To learn more about the 2013 Radio Show, visit

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

About RAB
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at

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