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2011 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today the finalists for the 2011 NAB Marconi Radio Awards honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced on September 15 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, held during the 2011 Radio Show at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois.

LEGENDARY STATION
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
KIIS-FM, Los Angeles
WBBM-AM, Chicago
WFAN-AM, New York
WTOP-FM, Washington D.C.

NETWORK/SYNDICATED PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Bob and Sheri, Greater Media
Clark Howard, Dial Global
Laura Ingraham, Talk Radio Networks
Ryan Seacrest, Premiere Radio
Michael Smerconish, Dial Global

MAJOR MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Kevin and Bean, KROQ-FM, Los Angeles
Dennis and Callahan, WEEI-AM, Boston
Mike Francesa, WFAN-AM, New York
Patrick Ellis, WHUR-FM, Washington, DC
Funkmaster Flex, WQHT-FM, New York

LARGE MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Edwards and Lee, WYCD-FM, Detroit
Dave Lee, WCCO-AM, Minneapolis
Moon and Staci, KSTP-FM, St. Paul
Dave Ryan, KDWB-FM, Minneapolis
Mike Trivisonno, WTAM-AM, Cleveland

MEDIUM MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Chris Coleman, WBHK-FM, Birmingham
Mark Ericson and Karen Kiley, WOKQ-FM, Dover, NH
Dex, WUSY-FM, Chattanooga
Colby Colb Tyner, WENZ-FM, Cleveland
Van and Bonnie, WHO-AM, Des Moines

SMALL MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Dennis Jon Bailey and Diane Douglas, WIKY-FM, Evansville, IN
Cosmo and JC, KTXY-FM, Columbia, Missouri
Big Mark Clark, KRCH-FM, Rochester
Shannon Sullivan, KOPR-FM, Butte, MT
Kelly Wayne, KMOK-FM, Lewiston, ID

SPANISH PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Raul Brindis, KLTN-FM, Houston
Omar and Argelia, KLVE-FM, Los Angeles
Rafael Orlando, WYUS-AM, Milford, DE
Homero Pulido, KRVT-AM, Tulsa
Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo, KMVK-FM, Dallas

MAJOR MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KHKS-FM, Dallas
KKLA-FM, Los Angeles
KLTY-FM, Dallas
KTBZ-FM, Houston
WBEB-FM, Philadelphia

LARGE MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KLBJ-AM, Austin
KYGO-FM, Denver
WBLI-FM, Long Island
WCCO-AM, Minneapolis
WKRQ-FM, Cincinnati

MEDIUM MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KRST-FM, Albuquerque
KUAD-FM, Fort Collins, CO
KXKT-FM, Omaha
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
WUSY-FM, Chattanooga

SMALL MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KBHP-FM, Bemidji, MN
KOZT-FM, Fort Bragg, CA
WCMT-AM, Martin, TN
WGIC-FM, Cookeville, TN
WLEN-FM, Adrian, MI

AC STATION OF THE YEAR
KSFI-FM, Salt Lake City
WALK-FM, Long Island
WLEN-FM, Adrian, MI
WMGX-FM, South Portland, ME
WREW-FM, Cincinnati

CHR STATION OF THE YEAR
KPWR-FM, Los Angeles
KTXY-FM, Jefferson City, MO
WDAY-FM, Fargo, ND
WRDW-FM, Philadelphia
WSTW-FM, Wilmington, DE

COUNTRY STATION OF THE YEAR
KCLR-FM, Columbia, MO
KSD-FM, St. Louis
KSSN-FM, Little Rock, AR
KYGO-FM, Denver
WAMZ-FM, Louisville, KY

NEWS/TALK STATION OF THE YEAR
KFI-AM, Los Angeles
KIRO-FM, Seattle
KTMY-FM, St. Paul, MN
WCHS-AM, Charleston, WV
WSB-AM, Atlanta

OLDIES STATION OF THE YEAR
KKLZ-FM, Las Vegas
KLUV-FM, Dallas
KRTH-FM, Los Angeles
WOMC-FM, Detroit
WRBQ-FM, Tampa

RELIGIOUS STATION OF THE YEAR
KKLA-FM, Los Angeles
KLRC-FM, Siloam Springs, AR
KNOM-AM, Nome, AK
WLIB-AM, New York
WPOZ-FM, Orlando

ROCK STATION OF THE YEAR
KINK-FM, Portland
KLBJ-FM, Austin
KROQ-FM, Los Angeles
WAPL-FM, Green Bay, WI
WPLR-FM, New Haven, CT

SPANISH STATION OF THE YEAR
KLNO-FM, Dallas
KLNZ-FM, Phoenix
KLVE-FM, Los Angeles
KLZT-FM, Austin
WYUS-AM, Milford, DE

SPORTS STATION OF THE YEAR
KTCK-AM, Dallas
WAXY-AM, Miami
WBZ-FM, Boston
WGFX-FM, Nashville
WXYT-FM, Detroit


URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR
WBLS-FM, New York
WEDR-FM, Miami
WHUR-FM, Washington D.C.
WJMZ-FM, Greenville, SC
WVAZ-FM, Chicago

About 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.

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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