The NAB Show’s annual Radio Luncheon provided the setting for the presentation of the 10 NAB Crystal Radio Awards along with a keynote address from John Tesh, the induction of Dave Ramsey into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame and a Crystal Heritage Award to KNOM(AM/FM) of Nome, Alaska.
The winners, all FMs, are: KIRO, Seattle; KSFI, Salt Lake City; KUZZ, Bakersfield, Calif.; WCVQ, Clarksville, Tenn.; WHUR, Washington; WKDZ, Cadiz, Ky.; WPEG, Charlotte, N.C.; WQHT, New York; WTOP, Washington and WYCT, Pensacola, Fla.
Originally 50 finalist stations were nominated. The Crystal Radio Awards recognize radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. The luncheon was sponsored by ASCAP.