2017 Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced

WCBS(AM) named legendary station of the year
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The National Association of Broadcasters have announced the the 2017 Marconi Radio Award winners at the 28th annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show. The event was held at the Radio Show in Austin and was sponsored by Xperi.

This year’s recipients are:
Legendary Station of the Year: WCBS(AM), New York

Major Market Station of the Year: WTOP(FM), Washington

Large Market Station of the Year: WKRQ(FM), Cincinnati

Medium Market Station of the Year: KRMG(FM), Tulsa, Okla.

Small Market Station of the Year: KNDE(FM), College Station, Texas

AC Station of the Year: WBEB(FM), Philadelphia

CHR Station of the Year: KRBE(FM), Houston

Classic Hits Station of the Year: WPBG(FM), Peoria, Ill.

Country Station of the Year: KPLX(FM), Dallas

News/Talk Station of the Year: WDBO(FM), Orlando, Fla.

Noncommercial Station of the Year: WRHU(FM), Hempstead, N.Y.

Religious Station of the Year: WLIB(AM), New York

Rock Station of the Year: KSHE(FM), St. Louis

Sports Station of the Year: KTCK(FM), Dallas

Urban Station of the Year: WHQT(FM), Miami

Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year: Rickey Smiley of Reach Media Inc.

Major Market Personality of the Year: Funkmaster Flex, WQHT(FM), New York

Large Market Personality of the Year: Linda Lee of WYCD(FM), Detroit

Medium Market Personality of the Year: Steve McIntosh & Ted Woodward of KNSS(FM), Wichita, Kan.

Small Market Personality of the Year: Ken Thomas of WJJY(FM), Brainerd, Minn.

Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are given to radio stations and on-air personalities to recognize excellence in radio.

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