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March 16, 2009

NAB Crystal Radio Awards Finalists Announced

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced the 50 finalists for the 2009 Crystal Radio Awards competition today. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service.

This year's finalists are:

KBIG-FM Los Angeles WFMV-FM Columbia, S.C.
KCLR-FM Columbia, Mo. WGCV-AM Columbia, S.C.
KFDI-FM Wichita, Kan.
WGHT-AM Pompton Lakes, N.J.
KIRO-FM Seattle WGN-AM Chicago
KKLI-FM Colorado Springs, Colo. WGY-AM Latham, N.Y.
KLBJ-AM Austin WHUR-FM Washington, D.C.
KLRC-FM Siloam Springs, Ark. WIBC-FM Indianapolis
KOZT-FM Fort Bragg, Calif. WIKY-FM Evansville, Ind.
KRKT-FM Albany, Ore.
WJJY-FM Brainerd, Minn.
KRSP-FM Salt Lake City
WJRZ-FM Belmar, N.J.
KSFI-FM Salt Lake City
WKML-FM Fayetteville, N.C.
KSL-AM Salt Lake City
WKRQ-FM Cincinnati
KSTP-FM Minneapolis
WLEN-FM Adrian, Mich.
KTAR-AM Phoenix
WPOZ-FM Altamonte Springs, Fla.
KTAR-FM Phoenix
WQNZ-FM Natchez, Miss.
KTXY-FM Columbia, Mo.
WQRB-FM Eau Claire, Wis.
KUAD-FM Windsor, Colo.
WRAL-FM Raleigh, N.C.
WRAT-FM Belmar, N.J.
KZKX-FM Lincoln
WRVW-FM Nashville
WBT-AM Charlotte
WSB-AM Atlanta
WCMT-AM Martin, Tenn.
WSWD-FM Cincinnati
WDBR-FM Springfield, Ill.
WTMX-FM Chicago
WDSN-FM DuBois, Pa.
WTUZ-FM New Philadelphia, Ohio
WFLS-FM Fredericksburg, Va.
WYCT-FM Pensacola, Fla.
WFMP-FM Minneapolis
WZPW-FM Peoria, Ill.

Crystal Radio Award finalists were chosen by a panel of judges representing broadcasting, community service organizations and public relations firms. Finalists will be honored and winners announced at the Radio Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP, on Tuesday, April 21, during the NAB Show in Las Vegas.

The Radio Luncheon will feature a keynote address by Dave Ramsey, popular national radio personality and personal money management expert. Legendary sportscaster Vin Scully will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

About the 2009 NAB Show

The NAB Show will take place April 18 - 23, 2009 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 20). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at

Online registration is now available for news media reporters interested in covering the NAB Show.

About NAB
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