2016 NAB Crystal Radio Awards Finalists Announced

February 17, 2016

Ann Marie Cumming
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Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters announced the 50 finalists for the 29th Annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. Winners will be announced and the finalists will be honored at the NAB Radio Luncheon. The Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP, will be held Tuesday, April 19 during the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

This year’s finalists are:

KBHP-FM Bemidji, MN
WDNS-FM Bowling Green, KY
KCLY-FM Clay Center, KS
WHEN-AM Syracuse, NY
KCVM-FM Cedar Falls, IA
WHKO-FM Dayton, OH
KDKA-AM Pittsburgh, PA
WHUR-FM Washington, D.C.
KFOR-AM Lincoln, NE
WIBC-FM Indianapolis, IN
KIKV-FM Alexandria, MN WJBR-FM Wilmington, DE
KJYO-FM Oklahoma City, OK
WJJY-FM Brainerd, MN
KNDE-FM College Station, TX
KNX-AM Los Angeles, CA
WKML-FM Fayetteville, NC
KPEK-FM Albuquerque, NM
WKQI-FM Detroit, MI
KPRS-FM Kansas City, MO
WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, OH
KRLC-AM Lewiston, ID
WLLK-FM Somerset, KY
KSL-FM Salt Lake City, UT
WLQK-FM Cookeville, TN
KSSK-FM Honolulu, HI WMSI-FM Jackson, MS
KSTP-FM Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN WMT-AM Cedar Rapids, IA
KTAR-FM Phoenix, AZ WPLR-FM New Haven, CT
KTMY-FM Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN WRLT-FM Nashville, TN
KVTY-FM Lewiston, ID WSCR-AM Chicago, IL
KWON-AM Bartlesville, OK
WSHE-FM Chicago, IL
KXKT-FM Omaha, NE WTMJ-AM Milwaukee, WI
KXLG-FM Watertown, SD
WWJ-AM Detroit, MI
WBAB-FM Long Island, NY
WXMA-FM Louisville, KY
WBMX-FM Boston, MA
WXTU-FM Philadelphia, PA
WCCO-AM Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
WYCT-FM Pensacola, FL
WCDK-FM Weirton, WV
WZUS-FM Decatur, IL

Crystal Radio Award finalists were chosen by a panel of judges representing broadcasting, community service organizations and public relations firms. Finalists will be honored and winners announced at the Radio Luncheon, where successful radio host and Web entrepreneur Kim Komando will present a keynote address and Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg, hosts of ESPN Radio’s weekday morning show “Mike & Mike,” will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

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About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 16-21, 2016 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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