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September 20, 2012
Suzie Raven
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MIKE FRANCESA NAMED MAJOR MARKET
PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

DALLAS -- Mike Francesa of WFAN-AM New York, NY was named Major Market Personality of the Year at the 2012 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 Dallas, TX.

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 Francesa's accomplishments, contact Don Bouloukos.

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show was hosted by Edgar 'Shoboy' Sotelo of CBS Radio's KMVK-FM in Dallas. The show also featured a performance by Island Records' Grammy Award-Winning artist Melissa Etheridge.

About the Radio Show
The 2012 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is being held September 19-21 in Dallas. 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 2012 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.

About RAB
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.

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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