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July 19, 2012
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2012 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today the finalists for the 2012 NAB Marconi Radio Awards honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced on September 20 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, held during the 2012 Radio Show at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX.

LEGENDARY STATION
KFOR-AM, Lincoln, NE
KSTP-FM, St. Paul, MN
KYW-AM, Philadelphia, PA
WBT-AM, Charlotte, NC
WFAN-AM, New York, NY

NETWORK/SYNDICATED PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Neal Boortz, Dial Global
Elvis Duran & the Morning Show, Premiere Networks
Tom Joyner, Reach Media
Dennis Miller, Dial Global
Dan Patrick, DirectTV/Fox Sports Radio

MAJOR MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Angelo Cataldi, WIP-FM, Philadelphia, PA
Lisa Dent & Ramblin' Ray, WUSN-FM, Chicago, IL
Mike Francesa, WFAN-AM, New York, NY
Tiffany Hill & Michael Chew, WBEB-FM, Philadelphia, PA
Preston & Steve, WMMR-FM, Philadelphia, PA

LARGE MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Cornbread, WIL-FM, St. Louis, MO
Dr. Don with Rachael and Grunwald, WYCD-FM, Detroit, MI
Moon and Staci, KSTP-FM, St. Paul, MN
Kym Sellers, WZAK-FM, Cleveland, OH
Dave Smiley, WZPL-FM, Indianapolis, IN

MEDIUM MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Barrett, Fox & Berry, KKNU-FM, Eugene, OR
Chris Coleman, WBHK-FM, Birmingham, AL
Brian Gary, Todd Harding and Susan Moore, KUAD-FM, Fort Collins, CO
Brent Lane, WYCT-FM, Pensacola, FL
Jan Mickelson, WHO-AM, Des Moines, IA

SMALL MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Tim Fleming, KGLO-AM, Mason City, IA
John and Dave Hiatt, KCIN-FM, Cedar City, UT
Warren Krech, KWOS-AM, Jefferson City, MO
Scotty and Carissa in the Morning, KCLR-FM, Columbia, MO
Greg Travis, KEEZ-FM, Mankato, MN

MAJOR MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KPWR-FM, Los Angeles, CA
WBBM-FM, Chicago, IL
WMMR-FM, Philadelphia, PA
WQHT-FM, New York, NY
WTOP-FM, Washington, DC

LARGE MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KQKS-FM, Denver, CO
KSON-FM, San Diego, CA
WKRQ-FM, Cincinnati, OH
WOKV-AM, Jacksonville, FL
WXYT-FM, Detroit, MI

MEDIUM MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
WCLZ-FM, Portland, ME
WHO-AM, Des Moines, IA
WTCB-FM, Columbia, SC
WTIC-AM, Hartford, CT
WYCT-FM, Pensacola, FL

SMALL MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KCLR-FM, Columbia, MO
KFAT-FM, Anchorage, AK
KNUJ-AM, New Ulm, MN
WKDZ-FM, Cadiz, KY
WVAQ-FM, Morgantown, WV

AC STATION OF THE YEAR
KSTP-FM, St. Paul, MN
WBEB-FM, Philadelphia, PA
WREW-FM, Cincinnati, OH
WSNY-FM, Columbus, OH
WVAF-FM, Charleston, WV

CHR STATION OF THE YEAR
KIIS-FM, Los Angeles, CA
KQKS-FM, Denver, CO
KTXY-FM, Columbia, MO
WGIC-FM, Cookeville, TN
WIOQ-FM, Philadelphia, PA

COUNTRY STATION OF THE YEAR
KCLR-FM, Columbia, MO
KUAD-FM, Fort Collins, CO
WIL-FM, St. Louis, MO
WYCD-FM, Detroit, MI
WZZK-FM, Birmingham, AL

NEWS/TALK STATION OF THE YEAR
KCBS-AM, San Francisco, CA
KFGO-AM, Fargo, ND
WBBM-AM, Chicago, IL
WGN-AM, Chicago, IL
WTOP-FM, Washington, DC

OLDIES STATION OF THE YEAR
KKLZ-FM, Las Vegas, NV
WJJK-FM, Indianapolis, IN
WNCL-FM, Milford, DE
WOGL-FM, Philadelphia, PA
WXGL-FM, Tampa Bay, FL

RELIGIOUS STATION OF THE YEAR
KKJM-FM, St. Cloud, MN
KLTY-FM, Dallas, TX
WAGG-FM, Birmingham, AL
WLIB-AM, New York, NY
WPRS-FM, Washington, DC

ROCK STATION OF THE YEAR
KINK-FM, Portland, OR
WCLZ-FM, South Portland, ME
WDRV-FM, Chicago, IL
WXRT-FM, Chicago, IL
WZLX-FM, Boston, MA

SPANISH STATION OF THE YEAR
KGBT-FM, McAllen, TX
KLNZ-FM, Phoenix, AZ
KLZT-FM, Austin, TX
KMVK-FM, Dallas, TX
WYUS-AM, Milford, DE

SPORTS STATION OF THE YEAR
KTCK-AM, Dallas, TX
WEEI-FM, Boston, MA
WIP-FM, Philadelphia, PA
WSCR-AM, Chicago, IL
WXYT-FM, Detroit, MI

URBAN
WALR-FM, Atlanta, GA
WBHJ-FM, Birmingham, AL
WBHK-FM, Birmingham, AL
WBLS-FM, New York, NY
WPEG-FM, Charlotte, NC

About the Radio Show
The 2012 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be 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.

News media registration is now available for the Radio Show.

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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