FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2012
MIKE FRANCESA NAMED MAJOR MARKET
PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
-- 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.
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.
information on Francesa's accomplishments, contact Don Bouloukos.
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.
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.
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.
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.