NAB Announces 2014 Marconi Radio Award Finalists

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The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the finalists for the 2014 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting.

The winners will be announced Sept. 11, at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards 25th Anniversary Dinner & Show, held during the 2014 Radio Show in Indianapolis.

Legendary Station

  • KCBS(AM), San Francisco
  • KXLY(AM), Spokane, Wash.
  • WFAN(FM), New York
  • WIL(FM), St. Louis
  • WLEN(FM), Adrian, Mich.


Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year

  • Bob and Tom, Westwood One
  • Elvis Duran, Premiere Radio Networks
  • Rush Limbaugh, Premiere Radio Networks
  • Ryan Seacrest, Premiere Radio Networks
  • Rickey Smiley, Radio One/Reach Media


Major Market Personality of the Year

  • Carter Alan, WZLX(FM), Boston
  • Big Boy, KPWR(FM), Los Angeles
  • Kevin and Bean, KROQ(FM), Los Angeles
  • Preston and Steve, WMMR(FM), Philadelphia
  • Toucher and Rich, WBZ(FM), Boston


Large Market Personality of the Year

  • Bo Matthews, WIL(FM), St. Louis
  • Dr. Don (with Rachael and Grunwald), WYCD(FM), Detroit
  • Jim “JJ” Johnson, WOMC(FM), Detroit
  • Larry Richert, KDKA(AM), Pittsburgh
  • Ryan and Shannon, KSTP(FM), St. Paul, Minn.


Medium Market Personality of the Year

  • Brent Johnson, WTCB(FM), Columbia, S.C.
  • Cole Johnson, WNVZ(FM), Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Kevin Miller, KIDO(AM), Boise, Idaho
  • Chris Kelly and Chris Demm, WKRR(FM), Greensboro, N.C.
  • Jeff Walker, WKRZ(FM), Pittston, Pa.


Small Market Personality of the Year

  • Bill Barrett, Tim Fox and Tracy Berry, KKNU(FM), Eugene, Ore.
  • David Gustafson, KJSK(AM), Columbus, Neb.
  • Dottie Ray, KXIC(AM), Iowa City, Iowa
  • Brian Egan, Rusty Bumper and Amanda Walton, WKWS(FM), Charleston, W.V.
  • Brian Lee and Chris Wolfe, KZOQ(FM), Missoula, Mont.


Major Market Station of the Year

  • KKBQ(FM), Houston
  • WBLS(FM), New York
  • WMMR(FM), Philadelphia
  • WTMX(FM), Chicago
  • WUSN(FM), Chicago


Large Market Station of the Year

  • KRWM(FM), Seattle
  • WBLI(FM), Long Island, N.Y.
  • WCCO(AM), Minneapolis
  • WTMJ(AM), Milwaukee
  • WXYT(FM), Detroit


Medium Market Station of the Year

  • KAZR(FM), Des Moines, Iowa
  • KSTZ(FM), Des Moines, Iowa
  • WIVK(FM), Knoxville, Tenn.
  • WOWO(AM), Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • WUSY(FM), Chattanooga, Tenn.

Small Market Station of the Year

  • KFGO(AM), Fargo, S.D.
  • KNDE(FM), Bryan, Texas
  • KYNT(AM), Yankton, S.D.
  • WFRE(FM), Frederick, Md.
  • WLEN(FM), Adrian, Mich.

AC Station of the Year

  • KIFM(FM), San Diego
  • WBEB(FM), Philadelphia
  • WILV(FM), Chicago
  • WMEE(FM), Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • WVAF(FM), Charleston, W.V.


CHR Station of the Year

  • KQKS(FM), Denver,
  • WBBM(FM), Chicago
  • WNVZ(FM), Virginia Beach, Va.
  • WPOI(FM), Tampa, Fla.
  • WVAQ(FM), Morgantown, W.V.


Country Station of the Year

  • KCYY(FM), San Antonio
  • WIL(FM), St. Louis
  • WKLB(FM), Boston
  • WLHK(FM), Indianapolis
  • WOKQ(FM), Dover, N.H.


News/Talk Station of the Year

  • KCBS(AM), San Francisco
  • KRLD(AM), Dallas
  • KTMY(FM), St Paul, Minn.
  • WGCV(AM), Columbia, S.C.
  • WLW(AM), Cincinnati


Oldies Station of the Year

  • WJMK(FM), Chicago
  • WMJI(FM), Cleveland
  • WSRZ(FM), Sarasota, Fla.
  • WXGL(FM), Tampa, Fla.
  • WOGL(FM), Philadelphia


Religious Station of the Year

  • KKJM(FM), Sauk Rapids, Minn.
  • KKLA(FM), Los Angeles
  • KLTY(FM), Dallas
  • KNOM(FM), Nome, Alaska
  • WMHK(FM), Columbia, S.C.

Rock Station of the Year

  • KROQ(FM), Los Angeles
  • KSWD(FM), Los Angeles
  • WBAB(FM), Long Island, N.Y.
  • WDRV(FM), Chicago
  • WSUN(FM), Tampa, Fla.


Spanish Station of the Year

  • KLZT(FM), Austin, Texas
  • WNUA(FM), Chicago
  • WYUS(AM), Milford, Del.
  • WYUU(FM), Tampa, Fla
  • WXSH(FM), Georgetown, Del.


Sports Station of the Year

  • KDKA(FM), Pittsburgh
  • KFXN(FM), Minneapolis
  • WBZ(FM), Boston
  • WIP(FM), Philadelphia
  • WXYT(FM), Detroit


Urban Station of the Year

  • KPRS(FM), Kansas City, Mo.
  • WGCI(FM), Chicago
  • WHQT(FM), Coral Gables, Fla.
  • WQHT(FM), New York
  • WVKL(FM), Virginia Beach, Va.


Noncommercial Station of the Year

  • KPCW(FM), Park City, Utah
  • KUNV(FM), Las Vegas
  • WEAA(FM), Baltimore
  • WRHU(FM), Long Island, N.Y.
  • WSDP(FM), Canton, Mich.

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