NAB Logo
September 5, 2006
Dennis Wharton
follow me

Top Executives To Present At NAB Marconi Radio Awards

WASHINGTON, DC - This year's NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, sponsored by HD Radio, will feature several top radio executives as presenters of the prestigious awards.

Joining Los Angeles radio personality, two-time Marconi Award winner and the evening's host, Big Boy, on stage will be Charles Warfield, President and COO, ICBC Broadcast Holdings; Rolland Johnson, Chairman and CEO, Three Eagles Communications; Ginny Morris, President, Hubbard Radio; Amador Bustos, President and CEO, Bustos Media; Frank Osborn, President and CEO, Qantum Communications; Mary Quass, President and CEO, NRG Media; Zemira Jones, Vice President, Operations, Radio One; and NAB President and CEO David K. Rehr.

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show will also feature a performance by "The Formats," a broadcaster band led by legendary blues guitarist and BMI songwriter Steve Cropper and featuring FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein on harmonica, as previously announced.

Other band members include:

Vocals: Del Bryant, BMI; Erica Farber, Radio & Records; Dan Hotchkiss, Hotchkiss Marketing; Fred Murr, Regent Communications; Norman Rau, Sandusky Radio; Bruce Reese, Bonneville International; Jeff Smulyan, Emmis Communications;

Guitar: Clarke Brown, most recently Jefferson Pilot; Mitch Dolan, ABC Radio Group; Gary Krantz, Air America; Norman Philips, Network Minded;

Keyboard: Peter Smyth, Greater Media;

Saxophone: Richard Frish, Cumulus Media; Chriss Scherer (sax and vocals), Prism Business Media;

Percussion: Craig Jacobus, South Central Communications; Mark Levy, Radio Advertising Bureau; Kevin Wagner, URBan Radio Broadcasting;

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 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas on September 21.

About The NAB Radio Show
The NAB Radio Show is the largest annual convention for radio. This year's show, Sep. 20 - 22 in Dallas, features interactive sessions, special events and exhibits and is co-located with the R&R Convention. More information about The NAB Radio Show is available here.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at


National Association of Broadcasters
1 M Street SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
202 429 5300 |

© 2023 National Association of Broadcasters
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use

Connect With Us