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February 23, 2017

2017 NAB Crystal Radio Awards Finalists Announced

Washington, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced the 50 finalists for the 30th 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 will be honored at the NAB Radio Luncheon. The Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP, will be held Tuesday, April 25 during the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

This year's finalists are:

KBHP-FM Bemidji, MN
WHBC-AM Canton, OH
KCLY-FM Clay Center, KS
WHEN-AM Syracuse, NY
KDKA-AM Pittsburgh, PA
WHQT-FM Hollywood, FL
KDKS-FM Shreveport, LA
WHUR-FM Washington, D.C.
KGSR-FM Austin, TX
WIVK-FM Knoxville, TN
KHKS-FM Dallas, TX WJMK-FM Chicago, IL
KIKV-FM Alexandria, MN
WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, OH
KIRO-AM Seattle, WA
WLBC-FM Muncie, IN
KIRO-FM Seattle, WA
WQHT-FM New York, NY
KLGA-FM Algona, IA
WQRB-FM Eau Claire, WI
KMOK-FM Lewiston, ID
WRCH-FM Hartford, CT
KMOX-AM St. Louis, MO
WREW-FM Cincinnati, OH
KMVP-FM Phoenix, AZ
WSB-AM Atlanta, GA
KONO-FM San Antonio, TX WSHE-FM Chicago, IL
KPEK-FM Albuquerque, NM WSNY-FM Columbus, OH
KRMG-FM Tulsa, OK WSOY-AM Decatur, IL
KSTP-FM St. Paul, MN WTIC-FM Hartford, CT
KUPL-FM Portland, OR WTMX-FM Chicago, IL
KVTY-FM Lewiston, ID
WTOP-FM Washington, D.C.
KXLG-FM Watertown, SD WUBE-FM Cincinnati, OH
KYKY-FM St. Louis, MO
WUSL-FM Philadelphia, PA
WBLS-FM New York, NY
WUSN-FM Chicago, IL
WBUL-FM Lexington-Fayette, KY
WVEE-FM Atlanta, GA
WDNS-FM Bowling Green, KY
WYCT-FM Pensacola, FL
WEDR-FM Hollywood, FL
WZUS-FM Decatur, IL

Ten Crystal Radio Award recipients will be chosen by a panel of judges representing broadcasting, community service organizations and public relations firms. Finalists will be honored and winners announced at the Radio Luncheon, where nationally-syndicated radio personality Delilah will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

News media registration is available here.

About NAB Show
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

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