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CRYSTAL RADIO AWARD PRESENTED TO WFMP-FM
VEGAS -- WFMP-FM Minneapolis today was awarded the National Association
of Broadcasters Crystal Radio Award. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio
Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round
commitment to community service.
Ten winners were chosen among 50
finalists. Recipients were recognized at today's NAB Show Radio Luncheon.
provided this description of its accomplishments in 2009:
Hubbard Broadcasting's FM 107.1 is the Twin Cities radio station where
women gather to talk, listen and laugh. It's also the place where women
can discuss and learn about issues that are important to the community,
like breast cancer, senior living, heart disease and green living. FM
107.1's unique female talk format features local weekly programs like
"Get Real Girls" (health and wellness) and "Good Enough
Moms" (parenting). FM1O7.1 organizes and promotes community education
and giving, whether it's hosting a women's wellness series, creating a
website called www.livegreentwincities.com,
collecting prom dresses for "Operation Glass Slipper" or hosting
a "Boo(b) Bash" on Halloween to benefit Susan G. Komen. In 2009,
FM 107.1's "Bids For Kids" set another record, raising $42,568
for Ronald McDonald House. And after receiving a second AWRT Gracie Award
for breast cancer awareness, FM 107.1 again dedicated the month of October
to breast cancer education. FM 107.1 helped local charities raise more
than $3.7 million and dedicated more than 12,267 PSA spots to local and
national issues. In addition to the hundreds of hours the FM 107.1 staff
dedicated to serving the community at work, they also dedicated 2,975
hours outside of work, volunteering at their schools and local charities.
For more information on WFMP-FM's accomplishments, contact Dan Seeman
Show Radio Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP, featured a presentation by Phil
Hendrie, nationally syndicated radio host and satirist. During the
luncheon, legendary Texas radio personality Ron
Chapman was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
the 2010 NAB Show
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