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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2015
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2015 Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced the finalists for the 2015 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced October 1 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, sponsored by HD Radio and held during the 2015 Radio Show in Atlanta.

LEGENDARY STATION
KRMG-AM Tulsa, OK
KYW-AM Philadelphia, PA
WBLS-FM New York, NY
WHIO-AM Dayton, OH
WTMX-FM Chicago, IL

NETWORK/SYNDICATED PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Elvis Duran, Premiere Networks
Steve Harvey, Premiere Networks
Dan Patrick, Premiere Networks
Ryan Seacrest, Premiere Networks
Rickey Smiley, Radio One/REACH Media

MAJOR MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Carter Alan, WZLX-FM Boston, MA
Eric & Kathy, WTMX-FM Chicago, IL
Felger & Massarotti, WBZ-FM Boston, MA
Hal Jay, WBAP-AM Dallas, TX
Jenn Ryan & Bill Tafrow, WBEB-FM Philadelphia, PA

LARGE MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Chuck Edwards & Linda Lee, WYCD-FM Detroit, MI
Gene & Julie Gates, WRAL-FM Raleigh, NC
Jeff & Jenn Mornings, WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, OH
Moon & Staci, KSTP-FM St. Paul, MN
DJ Laz, WFLC-FM Miami, FL

MEDIUM MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Buzz Jackson, KIIM-FM Tucson, AZ
Steve McIntosh & Ted Woodward, KNSS-AM Wichita, KS
Dan Potter, KRMG-AM Tulsa, OK
Bud Nameck, KXLY-AM Spokane, WA
The "Rise Guys," WTPT-FM Greenville, SC

SMALL MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Alex & Cora, WAXX-FM Altoona, WI
Bill Barrett, Tim Fox & Tracy Berry, KKNU-FM Eugene, OR
Brian Byers, WSOY-AM Decatur, IL Scotty Cox & Cara Denis, KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
Brian Egan, Amanda Walton, Bryan Bradley and John Devincent WKWS-FM Charleston, WV

MAJOR MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KHKS-FM Dallas, TX
KIIS-FM Los Angeles, CA
KLTY-FM Dallas, TX
WQHT-FM New York, NY
WTOP-FM Washington, DC

LARGE MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KINK-FM Portland, OR
KROX-FM Austin, TX
KSTP-FM St. Paul, MN
WCTK-FM Providence, RI
WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, OH

MEDIUM MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KRMG-FM Tulsa, OK
WDGL-FM Baton Rouge, LA
WHO-AM Des Moines, IA
WJBR-FM Wilmington, DE
WJMZ-FM Greenville, SC

SMALL MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
KNDE-FM Bryan, TX
KWYO-AM Sheridan, WY
WAFL-FM, Milford, DE
WGIL-AM Galesburg, IL
WLEN-FM Adrian, MI

AC STATION OF THE YEAR
KBIG-FM Los Angeles, CA
KIFM-FM San Diego, CA
KOIT-FM San Francisco, CA
WDUV-FM Tampa, FL
WLYF-FM Miami, FL

CHR STATION OF THE YEAR
KQMV-FM Seattle, WA
WBLI-FM New York, NY
WFLC-FM Miami, FL
WPUP-FM Athens, GA
WWPW-FM Atlanta, GA

CLASSIC HITS STATION OF THE YEAR
KONO-FM San Antonio, TX
WJMK-FM Chicago, IL
WMMO-FM Orlando, FL
WMTR-AM Cedar Knolls, NJ
WXGL-FM Tampa, FL

COUNTRY STATION OF THE YEAR
KCLR-FM Columbia, MO
KKBQ-FM Houston, TX
WWKA-FM Orlando, FL
WLHK-FM Indianapolis, IN
WUBE-FM Cincinnati, OH

NEWS/TALK STATION OF THE YEAR
KTMY-FM St Paul, MN
KFGO-AM Fargo, ND
WDEL-AM Wilmington, DE
WKXW-FM Trenton, NJ
WSB-AM Atlanta, GA

RELIGIOUS STATION OF THE YEAR
KKLA-FM Los Angeles, CA
WMCA-AM New York, NY
WNNL-FM Raleigh, NC
WPRS-FM Washington, DC
WPZS-FM Charlotte, NC

ROCK STATION OF THE YEAR
KSWD-FM Los Angeles, CA
WDHA-FM Cedar Knolls, NJ
WDRV-FM Chicago, IL
WSUN-FM Tampa, FL
WXXJ-FM Jacksonville, FL

SPORTS STATION OF THE YEAR
KJR-AM Seattle, WA
KTCK-FM Dallas, TX
WFAN-FM New York, NY
WIP-FM Philadelphia, PA
WSCR-AM Chicago, IL

URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR
WBLS-FM New York, NY
WKYS-FM Washington, DC
WFXC-FM Raleigh, NC
WQOK-FM Raleigh, NC
WVKL-FM Virginia Beach, VA

NONCOMMERCIAL STATION OF THE YEAR
KPCW-FM Park City, UT
WKAR-FM East Lansing, MI
WPSC-FM Wayne, NJ
WSDP-FM Plymouth/Canton, MI
WSOU-FM South Orange, NJ

News media registration is available here.

For Marconi press information, please contact Dan Lemle at 202-429-5481.

About the Radio Show
The 2015 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 30-October 2 in Atlanta. 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 for the digital age. To learn more about the 2015 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.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.

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.

*Edited on July 14, 2015.