Cox Media Group Wins Most NAB Marconi Radio Awards 2021

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WSB-AM in Atlanta named Legendary Resort of the Year
WEDR-FM in Miami named Urban Station of the Year
KRMG-FM in Tulsa named Mid-Market Station of the Year
Ann Kelly of WDUV-FAM in Tampa named Big Market Personality of the Year
KRMG-FM’s Dan Potter named Mid-Market Personality of the Year

ATLANTA, Nov 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cox Media Group (CMG) celebrates its five 2021 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Award winners named at the virtual celebration, now available on demand on NAB Amplify. With its five wins, CMG has won more Marconi 2021 awards than any other media company.

CMG had 11 nominees in five radio markets and the company salutes its top winners, including:

  • Legendary resort of the year: WSB-AM in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Urban resort of the year: WEDR-FM in Miami, Florida.
  • Average market station of the year: KRMG-FM in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Major Market Personality of the Year: Ann Kelly, WDUV-FM in Tampa, Florida.
  • Average Market Personality of the Year: Dan Potter, KRMG-FM in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards were established in 1989 and are named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi. These prestigious awards recognize stations and individuals for their excellence and performance in 21 different categories.

“It is such an honor for several of our CMG team to be nominated and win a coveted Marconi Award,” said Rob Babin, Senior Vice President of CMG Radio. “The five awards and numerous nominations demonstrate CMG Radio’s incredible talent and teamwork, as well as our commitment to inform, entertain and uplift the communities we serve. Such recognition never gets old and motivates us to do much more in the future. A big greeting to the CMG Radio team!

Other CMG nominees this year included Mike Calta of WHPT-FM in Tampa for Big Market Personality of the Year; WPOI-FM in Tampa and WBLI-FM in Long Island for CHR Station of the Year; WSB-AM in Atlanta for News / Talk Station of the Year; WXGL-FM in Tampa for Classical Hits Station of the Year; and WALR-FM in Atlanta for Urban Station of the Year.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group, Inc. (CMG) is a leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company’s activities mainly include 54 top performing radio stations broadcasting all genres of content in 11 markets, 33 high quality and market leading TV stations in 20 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG’s portfolio includes the main subsidiaries of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and MyNetworkTV, as well as several high-value news and independent stations. In addition, the company also offers a full range of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut. For more information on CMG, visit www.coxmediagroup.com.


        
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