Marconi Winners Announced

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: KRMG-FM Tulsa, OK

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

Small Market Station of the Year: WKDZ-FM Cadiz, KY

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.

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