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NAB Names Marconi Radio Award Finalists

The winners will be announced on Sept. 18 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show held during the NAB Radio Show at the Austin Convention Center.
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NAB announced the NAB Marconi Radio Award finalists. The winners will be announced on Sept. 18 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show held during the NAB Radio Show at the Austin Convention Center.

The finalists are:

Legendary Station
KOIT(FM), San Francisco
KSTP(FM), Minneapolis
WBLS(FM), New York
WBT(AM), Charlotte, N.C.
WSM(AM), Nashville

Network Syndicated Personality of the Year
Glenn Beck, Premiere Radio Networks
Bob & Sheri, Greater Media Charlotte
Neal Boortz, Cox Radio/Dial Global
Steve Harvey, Premiere Radio Networks
Kidd Kraddick, Yea! Network

Major-Market Station of the Year
KBWF(FM), San Francisco
KIIS(FM), Los Angeles
KOIT(FM), San Francisco
WBLS(FM), New York
WMAL(AM), Washington, D.C.

Large-Market Station of the Year
KOA(AM), Denver
KSDS(FM), San Diego
WEBN(FM), Cincinnati
WLNK(FM), Charlotte, N.C.
WSWD(FM), Cincinnati

Medium-Market Station of the Year
KKOH(AM), Reno, Nev.
KSTZ(FM), Des Moines, Iowa
WLAV(FM), Grand Rapids, Mich.
WNCT(FM), Greenville, N.C.
WTUE(FM), Dayton, Ohio

Small-Market Station of the Year
KAIR(FM), Atchison, Kan.
KBHP(FM), Bemidji, Minn.
KITX(FM), Hugo, Okla.
KOFM(FM), Enid, Okla.
WGIL(AM), Galesburg, Ill.

Major-Market Personality of the Year
Eric & Kathy, WTMX(FM), Chicago
Grandy & Andy, WMAL(AM), Washington, D.C.
John & Ken, KFI(AM), Los Angeles
Glenn Ordway, WEEI(AM), Boston
Ryan Seacrest, KIIS(FM), Los Angeles

Large-Market Personality of the Year
Amos Brown, WTLC(AM), Indianapolis
Bob Conners, WTVN(FM), Columbus, Ohio
Cornbread, WIL(FM), St. Louis
Kelly, Mudflap & JoJo, KYGO(FM), Denver
Moon & Staci, KSTP(FM), Minneapolis

Medium-Market Personality of the Year
Corey & Jay, KDJE(FM), Little Rock, Ark.
Tony Gates, WLAV(FM), Grand Rapids, Mich.
Dave Kane, WCMF(FM), Rochester, N.Y.
Jim Villanucci, KKOB(AM), Albuquerque, N.M.
Don Weeks, WGY(AM), Albany, N.Y.

Small-Market Personality of the Year
Mark Clark, KRCH(FM), Rochester, Minn.
George & Katie, WAXX(FM), Eau Claire, Wis.
Kate Hayes, KOZT(FM), Fort Bragg, Calif.
JJ Thomas, KOFM(FM), Enid, Okla.
Will & Barry, KITX(FM), Hugo, Okla.

Spanish Format Personality of the Year
Diamond Boy Luis, KXOL(FM), Los Angeles
Los Hijos de la Mañana, KTTA(FM), Sacramento, Calif.
Marimar, KMYX(FM), Bakersfield, Calif.
Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo, KSCA(FM), Los Angeles
Omar & Argelia, KLVE(FM), Los Angeles

AC Station of the Year
KSTZ(FM), Des Moines, Iowa
WJJR(FM), Rutland, Vt.
WLIT(FM), Chicago
WLYF(FM), Miami
WTMX(FM), Chicago

CHR Station of the Year
KHKS(FM), Dallas
WKFS(FM), Cincinnati
WKST(FM), Pittsburgh
WNCI(FM), Columbus, Ohio
WSTR(FM), Atlanta

Country Station of the Year
KMFX(FM), Rochester, Minn.
KSON(FM), San Diego
KYGO(FM), Denver
KZKX(FM), Lincoln, Neb.
WFMS(FM), Indianapolis

News/Talk Station of the Year
KFI(AM), Los Angeles
KKOB(AM), Albuquerque, N.M.
WBEN(AM), Buffalo, N.Y.
WJBC(AM), Bloomington, Ill.
WTMJ(AM), Milwaukee

Oldies Station of the Year
KQQL(FM), Minneapolis
WBHF(AM), Cartersville, Ga.
WMXJ(FM), Miami
WNCT(FM), Greenville, N.C.
WOLX(FM), Madison, Wis.

Religious Station of the Year
WFMV(FM), Columbia, S.C.
WLIB(FM), New York
WMIT(FM), Black Mountain, N.C.
WTLC(AM), Indianapolis
WVEL(AM), Peoria, Ill.

Rock Station of the Year
KBZT(FM), San Diego
KOZT(FM), Fort Bragg, Calif.
WAPL(FM), Appleton, Wis.
WMGK(FM), Philadelphia
WSWD(FM), Cincinnati

Spanish Station of the Year
KMYX(FM), Bakersfield, Calif.
KNRV(AM), Denver
KNUV(AM), Phoenix
KSCA(FM), Los Angeles
KTTA(FM), Sacramento, Calif.

Sports Station of the Year
KESN(FM), Dallas
KGME(AM), Phoenix
KXNO(AM), Des Moines, Iowa
WEEI(AM), Boston
WGR(AM), Buffalo, N.Y.

Urban Station of the Year
WBLS(FM), New York
WFXC(FM), Raleigh, N.C.
WHQT(FM), Hollywood, Fla.
WKYS(FM), Washington, D.C.
WPHI(FM), Philadelphia

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