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NAB OPENS 2011 MARCONI RADIO AWARDS NOMINATIONS

NAB OPENS 2011 NOMINATIONS

NAB Marconi Radio Award
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2011 nomination process is now open. Marconi Radio Awards recognize overall excellence in . To be considered for a 2011 NAB , general managers may nominate their station in the “Station of the Year by Market Size” and/or “Station of the Year by Format” categories. They may also submit nominations for “,” “Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year” and “Spanish Format Personality of the Year.”

On- are also eligible for a Marconi Radio Award. Nominations are being accepted based on market size.

Stations must submit their nominations online at www.nab.org/marconis. All nominations must be received by May 31. Finalists will be announced in July.

On September 15, the winners will be announced during the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show at the in Chicago (September 14-16).

Winners are chosen by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy.

About the Radio Show
The 2011 Radio Show, produced by the (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 14-16 in Chicago. This year’s show brings and industry colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies to help radio flourish in the digital age. To learn more about the 2011 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.

News media interested in covering the Radio Show should contact Eva Henninger at 202-429-5481.

About RAB
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at
www.rab.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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