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September 15, 2011
Suzie Raven


CHICAGO -- KNOM-AM Nome, AK was named Religious Station of the Year at the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters' Marconi Radio Awards. The awards were announced Thursday night at the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held during the Radio Show in Chicago, Illinois.

The prestigious awards recognize radio's outstanding personalities and stations in 21 categories. 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.

For more information on the station's accomplishments, contact Ric Schmidt, 907-443-5221.

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show was hosted by Premiere Network's Elvis Duran from Z100 in New York. The show also featured a performance by Arista Nashville country music artist Ronnie Dunn.

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