CBS RADIO STATIONS WIN FOUR NAB MARCONI AWARDS
WBZ-AM Boston, WCBS-FM New York, WFAN-AM New York and WVEE-FM Atlanta Recognized
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) last night awarded their annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards at the 2010 Radio Show in Washington, D.C. The 2010 Marconi Awards, named after Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, have recognized radio stations and on-air personalities for their excellence in radio broadcasting for the past 21 years.
CBS RADIO’s WBZ-AM, Boston accepted the award for Legendary Station. WBZ NewsRadio is the Boston area’s leading radio resource for breaking news, traffic and weather. The station is known for its trustworthy personalities, such as Dan Rea, Steve LeVeille and Jordan Rich, and delivers cutting edge reports on local politics and sports. Furthermore, WBZ has been a force in the radio ratings, often ranking among the top stations in the area.
Additionally, nationally renowned Classic Hits station WCBS-FM, New York took home the award for Oldies Station of the Year. The legendary station, which returned to the airwaves just over three years ago, is a celebrated station in New York and beyond. WFAN-AM, New York, the nation’s first and most listened to all-sports radio station was named Sports Station of the Year, and remains the template for what all sports formatted stations strive to be. Finally, WVEE-FM, Atlanta was crowned Urban Station of the Year. V-103, “The People’s Station” is a leading resource for music, entertainment, style and community involvement in Atlanta.
Marconi finalists were chosen by broadcasters and winners were named by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy.