Shannon to Emcee 2016 Marconi Awards

Event will be held at the Omni Nashville Hotel on Sept. 22
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WASHINGTON � On-air personality Scott Shannon will host the 2016 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show. The event will be held at the Omni Nashville Hotel on Sept. 22, in conjunction with the Radio Show. He is a 2010 recipient of his own NAB Marconi Radio Award.

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�Scott Shannon is an icon in radio and one of the best-dressed radio personalities,� said NAB Executive Vice President of Radio John David. �His unique style and engaging personality add prestige to this year�s Marconi Radio Awards.�

Shannon currently serves as the morning drive host for New York�s WCBS(FM). He is credited for developing the popular �Morning Zoo� format for morning shows.�

In 2003, he was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. In 2006, Shannon was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame and is also featured at the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

The 2016 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau and the National Association of Broadcasters, will be held Sept. 21�23 in Nashville, Tenn.�The Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show is sponsored by HD Radio Technology, a DTS Solution.

A version of this article was originally posted on Radio World's website.�