NAB Announces 2011 Crystal Radio Award Winners

Ten radio stations that exemplify a year-round commitment to community service
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NAB recognized the community involvement of radio stations with this year's presentation of the Crystal Radio Awards.

Every year since 1987, NAB has chosen ten stations that exemplify a year-round commitment to community service. The awards were presented during the annual Radio Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP. The winners were selected from a pool of 50 finalists.

This year's Crystal Radio Award winners were:

  • KFOR-AM Lincoln, Neb.
  • WKLX-FM Bowling Green, Ky.
  • KIKV-FM Alexandria, Minn.
  • WRHI-AM Rock Hill, S.C.
  • KIOA-FM Des Moines, Iowa
  • WRVW-FM Nashville, Tenn.
  • KRLC-AM Lewiston, Idaho
  • WSTW-FM Wilmington, Del.
  • KUZZ-FM Bakersfield, Calif.
  • WVVR-FM Clarksville, Tenn.


The 2011 Radio Luncheon also included a Crystal Heritage Award presented to KBHP(FM) of Bemidji, Minn., the induction of long-time Nashville radio personality Gerry House into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame and a keynote address from CNET's Brian Cooley on radio and the digital future.

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