FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2011
WHUR-FM NAMED URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR
-- WHUR-FM Washington, DC was named Urban 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.
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.
information on the station's accomplishments, contact Jim
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.
the Radio Show
The 2011 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and
the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September
14-16 in Chicago. 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
to help radio flourish in the digital age. To learn more about the 2011
Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.
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.
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations
in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast
vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in
educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance
Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at www.rab.com.