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.
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.
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.
finalists were chosen by broadcasters and winners were named by the NAB Marconi