September 18, 2008


Dennis Wharton
Sept. 16-19: 512-404-4604


AUSTIN -- WTMX-FM Chicago was named AC Station of the Year at the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters' Marconi Radio Awards. The awards were announced Thursday night at the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held at The NAB Radio Show in Austin. The dinner was sponsored by Broadcast Interactive Media.

The prestigious awards recognize radio's outstanding personalities and stations in 21 categories. Marconi finalists were selected by a task force of broadcasters, and the winners were voted on by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy. The votes were tabulated by an independent firm.

For more information on the station's accomplishments, contact Jerry Schnacke, 312-946-1019.

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show was hosted by Billy Bush, host of Westwood One's "The Billy Bush Show" and co-anchor of Access Hollywood. The show also featured performances by John Arthur Martinez, Sarah Pierce and Seth Walker, three talented artists from the Austin music community.

About The NAB Radio Show
The NAB Radio Show is the largest annual convention for radio. This year's show, Sep. 17 - 19 in Austin, 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

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. As the voice of more than 8,300 radio and television stations, NAB advances their 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