NEW YORK – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) tonight presented the 2022 NAB Marconi Radio Awards during a dinner celebration held at the Javits Center at NAB Show New York. The ceremony, sponsored by Xperi, was hosted by media mogul Nick Cannon with entertainment from VERZUZ host DJ Scratch.
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 winners are:
Legendary Radio Station of the Year
Legendary Radio Station Manager
Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year
Major Market Personality of the Year
Large Market Personality of the Year
Medium Market Personality of the Year
Small Market Personality of the Year
Major Market Station of the Year
Large Market Station of the Year
Medium Market Station of the Year
Small Market Station of the Year
AC Radio Station of the Year
Best Radio Podcast of the Year
CHR Station of the Year
Classic Hits Station of the Year
College Station of the Year
Country Station of the Year
News/Talk Station of the Year
Religious Station of the Year
Rock Station of the Year
Spanish Language Station of the Year
Sports Station of the Year
Urban Station of the Year
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.
Also at the event, award-winning radio and television personality Ryan Seacrest was honored with the Distinguished Service Award, the NAB’s highest honor, which recognizes those who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the American system of broadcasting. Researchers and leading industry consultants Fred and Paul Jacobs received the National Radio Award for their outstanding leadership in broadcast radio.
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.