WASHINGTON, DC -- Leading broadcast executives will serve as presenters at the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show. The prestigious award honors stations and on-air personalities for excellence in radio broadcasting. Held at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel, the event will take place Thursday evening, September 30, during the 2010 Radio Show.
The Marconi Radio Award presenters include Trila Bumstead, CEO, New Northwest Broadcasters; Dan Mason, president and CEO, CBS Radio; Barry Mayo, president, Radio Division, Radio One; Mary Quass, president and CEO, NRG Media; Tom Schurr, executive vice president of operations, Clear Channel; Gordon Smith, president and CEO, National Association of Broadcasters; Peter H. Smyth, chairman and CEO, Greater Media; and Steve Wexler, executive vice president of television and radio operations, Journal Broadcast Group.
The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show will be hosted by legendary Texas radio personality Ron Chapman. The show will also feature a performance by Big Machine Records country music artist Jack Ingram.
Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are given to radio stations and outstanding on-air personalities to recognize excellence in radio. Winners will be announced at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show.
About the Radio Show
The 2010 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 29-October 1 in Washington, DC. 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 2010 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.RadioShowWeb.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.