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2007 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced

CHARLOTTE -- Winners of the 2007 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Awards were announced Thursday night at the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show sponsored by HD Radio. The event was held at The NAB Radio Show in Charlotte.

Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards recognize radio's outstanding personalities and stations in 21 categories. An independent task force of broadcasters selected the finalists and ballots were sent to members of the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy in August. The ballots were tabulated by an independent accounting firm.

This year's NAB Marconi Radio Award recipients are:

Legendary Station
WWL-AM New Orleans, LA

AC Station of the Year
WBEB-FM Philadelphia, PA


Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year

Sean Hannity, ABC Radio Networks


CHR Station of the Year

WVAQ-FM Morgantown, WV


Major Market Station of the Year

WGN-AM Chicago, IL


Country Station of the Year

WIVK-FM Knoxville, TN


Large Market Station of the Year

KSTP-FM Minneapolis, MN


News/Talk Station of the Year

WWL-AM New Orleans, LA


Medium Market Station of the Year

WWL-AM New Orleans, LA


Oldies Station of the Year

WWSW-FM Pittsburgh, PA


Small Market Station of the Year

WAXX-FM Eau Claire, WI


Religious Station of the Year

KLTY-FM Dallas, TX


Major Market Personality of the Year

Big Boy, KPWR-FM Burbank, CA


Rock Station of the Year

WMMR-FM Philadelphia, PA


Large Market Personality of the Year

Chuck Collier, WGAR-FM Cleveland, OH


Spanish Station of the Year

KLVE-FM Los Angeles, CA


Medium Market Personality of the Year

Van & Bonnie, WHO-AM Des Moines, IA


Sports Station of the Year

KTCK-AM Dallas, TX


Small Market Personality of the Year

Mike McNamara, KNOX-AM Grand Forks, ND


Urban Station of the Year

WHUR-FM Washington, DC


Spanish Format Personality of the Year

Rafael Pulido, WOJO-FM Chicago, IL

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show was hosted by talk radio personality Glenn Beck of Premiere Radio Networks. The show also featured a performance by platinum-selling recording artists Collective Soul, courtesy of El Music Group and C05.

About the NAB Radio Show
The NAB Radio Show is the largest annual convention for radio. This year's show, Sept. 26 - 28 in Charlotte, featured interactive sessions, special events and exhibits and was co-located with the R&R Convention.

More information about The NAB Radio Show is available at www.nabradioshow.com.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.

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