2014 NAB MARCONI RADIO AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

SDBA congratulates Curt Dykstra, KYNT-AM Station Manager, and Carolyn & Doyle Becker, Riverfront Broadcasting for Small Market Station of the Year – KYNT-AM!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2014

2014 NAB MARCONI RADIO AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced the finalists for the 2014 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced September 11 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards 25th Anniversary Dinner & Show, held during the 2014 Radio Show in Indianapolis.

LEGENDARY STATION
KCBS-AM San Francisco, CA
KXLY-AM Spokane, WA
WFAN-FM New York, NY
WIL-FM St. Louis, MO
WLEN-FM Adrian, MI

NETWORK/SYNDICATED PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Bob and Tom, Westwood One
Elvis Duran, Premiere Radio Networks
Rush Limbaugh, Premiere Radio Networks
Ryan Seacrest, Premiere Radio Networks
Rickey Smiley, Radio One/REACH Media

MAJOR MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Carter Alan, WZLX-FM Boston, MA
Big Boy, KPWR-FM Los Angeles, CA
Kevin and Bean, KROQ-FM Los Angeles, CA
Preston and Steve, WMMR-FM Philadelphia, PA
Toucher and Rich (Fred Toucher & Rich Shertenlieb), WBZ-FM Boston, MA

LARGE MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Bo Matthews, WIL-FM St. Louis, MO
Dr. Don (with Rachael and Grunwald), WYCD-FM Detroit, MI
Jim “JJ” Johnson, WOMC-FM Detroit, MI
Larry Richert, KDKA-AM Pittsburg, PA
Ryan and Shannon, KSTP-FM St. Paul, MN

MEDIUM MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Brent Johnson, WTCB-FM Columbia, SC
Cole Johnson, WNVZ-FM Virginia Beach, VA
Kevin Miller, KIDO-AM Boise, ID
Chris Kelly and Chris Demm, WKRR-FM Greensboro, NC
Jeff Walker, WKRZ-FM Pittston, PA

SMALL MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry, KKNU-FM Eugene, OR
David Gustafson, KJSK-AM Columbus, NE
Dottie Ray, KXIC-AM Iowa City, IA
Brian Egan, Rusty Bumper and Amanda Walton, WKWS-FM Charleston, WV
Brian Lee and Chris Wolfe, KZOQ-FM Missoula, MT

MAJOR MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KKBQ-FM Houston, TX
WBLS-FM New York, NY
WMMR-FM Philadelphia, PA
WTMX-FM Chicago IL
WUSN-FM Chicago,IL

LARGE MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KRWM-FM Seattle, WA
WBLI-FM Long Island, NY
WCCO-AM Minneapolis, MN
WTMJ-AM Milwaukee, WI
WXYT-FM Detroit, MI

MEDIUM MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KAZR-FM Des Moines, IA
KSTZ-FM Des Moines, IA
WIVK-FM Knoxville, TN
WOWO-AM Fort Wayne, IN
WUSY-FM Chattanooga, TN

SMALL MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KFGO-AM Fargo, SD
KNDE-FM Bryan, TX
KYNT-AM Yankton, SD
WFRE-FM Frederick, MD
WLEN-FM Adrian, MI

AC STATION OF THE YEAR
KIFM-FM San Diego, CA
WBEB-FM Philadelphia, PA
WILV-FM Chicago, IL
WMEE-FM Fort Wayne, IN
WVAF-FM Charleston, WV

CHR STATION OF THE YEAR
KQKS-FM Denver, CO
WBBM-FM Chicago, IL
WNVZ-FM Virginia Beach, VA
WPOI-FM Tampa, FL
WVAQ-FM Morgantown, WV

COUNTRY STATION OF THE YEAR
KCYY-FM San Antonio, TX
WIL-FM St. Louis, MO
WKLB-FM Boston, MA
WLHK-FM Indianapolis, IN
WOKQ-FM Dover, NH

NEWS/TALK STATION OF THE YEAR
KCBS-AM San Francisco, CA
KRLD-AM Dallas, TX
KTMY-FM St Paul, MN
WGCV-AM Columbia, SC
WLW-AM Cincinnati, OH

OLDIES STATION OF THE YEAR
WJMK-FM Chicago, IL
WMJI-FM Cleveland, OH
WSRZ-FM Sarasota, FL
WXGL-FM Tampa, FL
WOGL-FM Philadelphia, PA

RELIGIOUS STATION OF THE YEAR
KKJM-FM Sauk Rapids, MN
KKLA-FM Los Angeles, CA
KLTY-FM Dallas, TX
KNOM-FM Nome, AK
WMHK-FM Columbia, SC

ROCK STATION OF THE YEAR
KROQ-FM Los Angeles, CA
KSWD-FM Los Angeles, CA
WBAB-FM Long Island, NY
WDRV-FM Chicago, IL
WSUN-FM Tampa, FL

SPANISH STATION OF THE YEAR
KLZT-FM Austin, TX
WNUA-FM Chicago, IL
WYUS-AM Milford, DE
WYUU-FM Tampa, FL
WXSH-FM Georgetown, DE

SPORTS STATION OF THE YEAR
KDKA-FM Pittsburgh, PA
KFXN-FM Minneapolis, MN
WBZ-FM Boston, MA
WIP-FM Philadelphia, PA
WXYT-FM Detroit, MI

URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR
KPRS-FM Kansas City, MO
WGCI-FM Chicago, IL
WHQT-FM Coral Gables, FL
WQHT-FM New York, NY
WVKL-FM Virginia Beach, VA

NONCOMMERCIAL STATION OF THE YEAR
KPCW-FM Park City, UT
KUNV-FM Las Vegas, NV
WEAA-FM Baltimore, MD
WRHU-FM Long Island, NY
WSDP-FM Canton, MI

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About the Radio Show
The 2014 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 10-12 in Indianapolis. 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 2014 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.

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