The 2009 NAB Marconi Radio Awards nomination process opened on Friday. Winners will be announced during the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show September 24th at The NAB Radio Show in Philadelphia (September 23-25).
Marconi Radio awards are presented to stations and personalities exemplifying overall excellence in radio broadcasting. General managers can nominate their station for a Marconi Radio Award by market size – major, large, medium and small – or by format: AC, CHR, Country, News/Talk, Oldies, Religious, Rock, Spanish, Sports and Urban. Stations may also submit nominations for Legendary Station.
On-air personalities are also eligible for a Marconi Radio Award. Nominations are being accepted based on market size. Additionally, radio personalities can be nominated in the Network/Syndicated Radio Personality and Spanish Format Personality categories.
Stations must submit their nominations online at www.nab.org/awards/marconis. All nominations must be received by May 31. Finalists will be announced in July.