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Cox Media Group Earns 14 NAB Marconi Radio Award

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ATLANTA, July 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cox Media Group (“CMG”) announced today that 14 of its radio stations or on-air personalities were nominated for the esteemed 2022 NAB Marconi Radio Awards.

Earlier today, the National Association of Broadcasters unveiled all 115 of its Marconi Radio Award finalists. Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are given to radio stations and outstanding on-air personalities to recognize excellence in radio.

“To be nominated for a Marconi Radio Award is one of the highest honors a radio station, group or personality can earn in our business,” said Rob Babin, EVP of CMG Radio. “This recognition reflects Cox Media Group’s commitment to informing, entertaining and elevating our listeners and communities in all of our markets.”

CMG Radio stations or on-air personalities are finalists in 11 of 23 award categories, including:

MAJOR MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Frank Ski, WALR-FM, Atlanta, Ga.

LARGE MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Obie Diaz and Ashley Morrison, WWKA-FM, Orlando, Fla.

MEDIUM MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR.
Nancy Wilson and Woody, WHKO-FM, Dayton, Ohio

MAJOR MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR
WALR-FM, Atlanta, Ga.
WSB-AM, Atlanta, Ga.

AC STATION OF THE YEAR
WDUV-FM, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.
WFLC-FM, Miami, Fla.
WWRM-FM, Tampa Bay, Fla.

CHR STATION OF THE YEAR
WBLI-FM, Long Island, N.Y.

COUNTRY STATION OF THE YEAR
WHKO-FM, Dayton, Ohio

NEWS/TALK STATION OF THE YEAR
WSB-AM, Atlanta, Ga.

ROCK STATION OF THE YEAR
WBAB-FM, Long Island, N.Y.

SPANISH LANGUAGE STATION OF THE YEAR
WOEX-FM, Orlando, Fla.

URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR
WALR-FM, Atlanta, Ga.

“CMG’s incredible mix of stations, brands, talented people and commitment to serving our communities are unmatched in the industry,” Babin said. “Today’s Marconi Radio Award nominations once again reflect that, and I’m proud of our team and people who really drive our business.”

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members.  CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company’s businesses and brands include 53 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; 35 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 21 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG’s TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit www.coxmediagroup.com.

Media Contact:
CMG Media Relations
CMGMediaRelations@cmg.com                                                                                              



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