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September 7, 2017
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WKRQ-FM NAMED LARGE MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR

AUSTIN -- WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, OH was named Large Market Station of the Year at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The awards were announced Thursday night at the 28th annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held during the Radio Show in Austin. The event was sponsored by Xperi.

The prestigious awards recognize radio's outstanding personalities and stations. 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 Katie Walters.

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show also featured a performance by Grammy Award-winning country music band Asleep at the Wheel. Top-rated syndicated radio personality Rickey Smiley served as the eventís emcee.

About the Radio Show
The 2017 Radio Show, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), will be held September 5-8 in Austin. 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 2017 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.

About NAB
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.

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