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June 28, 2011
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NAB HD Radio Multicast Award Nomination Process Opens July 1

NAB award recognizes groundbreaking HD multicast programming

Entry Deadline is July 31

WASHINGTON, D.C./NEW YORK -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that the nomination process for the NAB HD Radio Multicast Award, which recognizes creative and compelling digital programming, will open July 1. The deadline for submitting entries is July 31.

Established in 2007, the award recognizes an HD Radio multicast station at the forefront of creating unique, innovative or groundbreaking programming. The award will be presented during the 2011 Radio Show, September 14-16, in Chicago. Previous award recipients include KBCO-FM Denver's "The Studio C Channel;" WRIF-FM Detroit's "Riff2;" WHUR-WORLD, an extension of Howard University's WHUR-FM; WAMU-FM for its Bluegrass Country station, 88.5-2; and WSTW-FM in Delaware, MD for its 93.7-2 "Graffiti Radio" channel.

Stations must submit their entry online at http://www.nab.org/hdaward/ beginning July 1 and may contact Melek Demir at mdemir@nab.org or 202-775-3511 for additional information.

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.

News media interested in covering the Radio Show should contact Shauna Jones at 202-429-5350.

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.