September 27, 2007

Dennis Wharton
Sept. 26 -28 only: 704-339-6220


CHARLOTTE -- WGN-AM Chicago was named Major Market Station of the Year at the 2007 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 Charlotte.

The prestigious awards recognized 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.

For more information on the station's accomplishments, contact Tom Langmyer, 312-222-5079.

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

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