NAB Announces 2007 Marconi Radio Award Finalists

July 17, 2007


Washington - Jul 16, 2007 - The National Association of Broadcasters announced the finalists for the NAB Marconi Radio Awards honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced on Sept. 27 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show held during the NAB Radio Show at the Charlotte Convention Center.

  • Legendary Station
    -KIRO-AM Seattle
    -KKOB-AM Albuquerque, NM
    -WMMR-FM Philadelphia
    -WRVA-AM Richmond, VA
    -WWL-AM New Orleans

  • Network Syndicated Personality of the Year
    -Delilah, Premiere Radio Networks
    -Kidd Kraddick, Yea Network
    -Neal Boortz, Jones Radio Networks
    -Sean Hannity, ABC Radio Network
    -Steve Harvey, Premiere Radio Networks

  • Major Market Station of the Year
    -KHKS-FM Dallas
    -KIIS-FM Los Angeles
    -WBLS-FM New York
    -WGN-AM Chicago
    -WSB-AM Atlanta

  • Large Market Station of the Year
    -KBCO-FM Denver
    -KIRO-AM Seattle
    -KSTP-FM Minneapolis
    -WDVE-FM Pittsburgh
    -WUBE-FM Cincinnati

  • Medium Market Station of the Year
    -KGSR-FM Austin, TX
    -KTTS-FM Springfield, MO
    -WDEL-AM Wilmington, DE
    -WFMS-FM Indianapolis
    -WWL-AM New Orleans

  • Small Market Station of the Year
    -KMRY-AM Cedar Rapids, IA
    -KOGA-AM Ogallala, NE
    -KTLO-FM Mountain Home, AR
    -WAXX-FM Eau Claire, WI
    -WKDZ-FM Cadiz, KY

  • Major Market Personality of the Year
    -Big Boy, KPWR-FM Los Angeles
    -Eric Ferguson & Kathy Hart, WTMX-FM Chicago
    -Grandy & Andy, WMAL-AM Washington
    -Preston & Steve, WMMR-FM Philadelphia
    -Joe "Butterball" Tamburro, WDAS-FM Philadelphia

  • Large Market Personality of the Year
    -Chuck Collier, WGAR-FM Cleveland
    -Ellen Jaffe, WLYF-FM Miami
    -Glenn Ordway, WEEI-AM Boston
    -Matt Siegel, WXKS-FM Boston
    -Mike Trivisonno, WTAM-AM Cleveland

  • Medium Market Personality of the Year
    -Buzz Adams, KLAQ-FM El Paso, TX
    -Al Caldwell, KLVI-AM Beaumont, TX
    -Dudley & Bob, KLBJ-FM Austin, TX
    -Mark & Danielle, WOKQ-FM Portsmouth, NH
    -Van & Bonnie, WHO-AM Des Moines, IA

  • Small Market Personality of the Year
    -Mark Clark, KRCH-FM Rochester, MN
    -Kate Hayes, KOZT-FM Fort Bragg, CA
    -Mike McNamara, KNOX-AM Grand Forks, ND
    -John Mons, KDUZ-AM Hutchinson, MN
    -Will Payne, Barry Diamond & Van Man, KITX-FM Hugo, OK

  • Spanish Format Personality of the Year
    -Luz Maria Briseno, KTNQ-AM Los Angeles
    -El Chulo, KHHL-FM Austin, TX
    -Rafael Pulido "El Pistolero," WOJO-FM Chicago
    -Javier Salas, WRTO-AM Chicago
    -Rocio Sandoval "La Peligrosa," KSCA-FM Los Angeles

  • AC Station of the Year
    -KSTP-FM Minneapolis
    -WBEB-FM Philadelphia
    -WLEN-FM Adrian, MI
    -WLYF-FM Miami
    -WTCB-FM Columbia, SC

  • CHR Station of the Year
    -KHKS-FM Dallas
    -KPWR-FM Los Angeles
    -KQKS-FM Denver
    -WNCI-FM Columbus, OH
    -WVAQ-FM Morgantown, WV

  • Country Station of the Year
    -KSON-FM San Diego
    -KTST-FM Oklahoma City
    -KYKX-FM Longview, TX
    -WFMS-FM Indianapolis
    -WIVK-FM Knoxville, TN

  • News/Talk Station of the Year
    KLBJ-AM Austin, TX
    -KSL-AM Salt Lake City
    -WBEN-AM Buffalo, NY
    -WMAL-AM Washington
    -WWL-AM New Orleans

  • Oldies Station of the Year
    -KBSG-FM Seattle
    -WCIZ-FM Watertown, NY
    -WCRE-AM Cheraw, SC
    -WMXJ-FM Miami
    -WWSW-FM Pittsburgh

  • Religious Station of the Year
    -KFSH-FM Los Angeles
    -KLTY-FM Dallas
    -WFMV-FM Columbia, SC
    -WTLC-AM Indianapolis
    -WVEL-AM Peoria, IL

  • Rock Station of the Year
    -KLBJ-FM Austin, TX
    -KTCZ-FM Minneapolis
    -WDVE-FM Pittsburgh
    -WIXO-FM Peoria, IL
    -WMMR-FM Philadelphia

  • Spanish Station of the Year
    -KHHL-FM Austin, TX
    -KLVE-FM Los Angeles
    -KOND-FM Fresno, CA
    -KSOL-FM San Francisco
    -WAMR-FM Miami

  • Sports Station of the Year
    -KFAN-AM Minneapolis
    -KGME-AM Phoenix
    -KTCK-AM Dallas
    -KWEB-AM Rochester, MN
    -WWLS-AM Oklahoma City

  • Urban Station of the Year
    -KMEL-FM San Francisco
    -WBLS-FM New York
    -WHUR-FM Washington
    -WOWI-FM Norfolk, VA
    -WVKL-FM Virginia Beach, VA

The awards were established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi. The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show will be hosted by talk radio personality Glenn Beck.


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