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Clear Channel Radio Recognized For Industry Achievement by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Radio and Records Magazine


Company Wins More than One Third of Radio & Records’ 2007 Awards
Stations and Personalities Distinguished with NAB’s Marconi Radio Awards

Clear Channel Radio today announced that it was awarded with multiple trophies for both the Ninth Annual Radio & Records (R&R) Industry Achievement Awards and the 2007 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Awards. Notable R&R Award winners included John Hogan, Chief Executive Officer of Clear Channel Radio who won Group Executive of the Year for the fifth consecutive year, and “ King of Comedy,” Steve Harvey who won syndicated personality of the year. Two of Clear Channel Radio’s personalities and an Oldies format station received Marconi Radio Awards, which recognize the industry’s outstanding talent and stations in 21 categories.

“Clear Channel Radio works to ensure that our listeners are consistently entertained with our premiere content, and unique personalities,” said John Hogan, C.E.O. of Clear Channel Radio. “We applaud the R&R and Marconi awards winners who have helped shape radio into the top medium of choice for consumers of multiple demographics and age ranges.”

Clear Channel Radio was honored with the following 2007 Marconi Awards:

* Large Market Personality of the Year - Chuck Collier, WGAR-FM, Cleveland, OH
* Medium Market Personality of the Year - Van & Bonnie, WHO-AM, Des Moines, IA
* Oldies Station of the Year - WWSW-FM, Pittsburgh, PA

Clear Channel Radio was honored with the following 2007 R&R Awards:

Executive Winner

* John Hogan - Group Executive of the Year

Personality Winners

* Steve Harvey - syndicated personality of the year
* Ryan Seacrest - CHR Personality of the year, KIIS FM Los Angeles
* Howard McGee - Urban personality of the year, WGCI/Chicago
* Dave Koz - Personality of the year (CC Syndication)
* Gerry House - Country personality of the year, WSIX/Nashville
* Dawn Patrol - WEBN/Cincinnati, Rock personality of the year
* Bob and Tom - WFBQ/Indianapolis, Classic Rock personality of the year
* Valarie Smaldone - WLTW/NewYork AC Personality of the Year

PD of the Year

* Elroy Smith - Urban AC PD of the year, WVAZ/Chicago
* Kevin Metheny - Oldies PD of the year, WMJI Cleveland
* Thea Mitchem - WUSL/Philadelphia
* Lori Lewis - PD of the year Smooth Jazz, WSMJ/Baltimore
* Eileen Collier - Gospel PD of the year, WHAL/Memphis
* Greg Swedberg - Country PD of the year, KEEY/Minneapolis
* John Ivey - PD/CHR of the year

MD of the Year

* Kason Powell - WUSL/Philadelphia
* Armando Rivera - WVAZ/Chicago, Urban AC
* David Fritz - WEBN/Cincinnati
* Julie Pilat - CHR KIIS/Los Angeles
* Morgan Prue -WLTW/New York

Station Format

* WLTW/New York - AC Station of the Year
* WEBN/Cincinnati - Rock Station of the Year
* WZZO/Allentown - Rock Station of the Year: Markets 50-100
* WNCI/Columbus - CHR Station of the year: Markets 26-100
* WSIX/Nashville - Country Station of the year: Markets 26-100
* WUSY/Chattanooga - Country Station of the year: Markets 101+
* KIIS/Los Angeles - CHR station of the year
* WJMN/Boston - Rhythmic station of the year
* WNUA/Chicago - Smooth Jazz station of the year
* WHRK/Memphis - Urban station of the year
* WPRW/Augusta - Urban station of the year: Markets 101+
* WKSP/Augusta - Urban AC station of the year: Markets 101+

Winners of the Marconi Awards were announced at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held in conjunction with The NAB Radio Show last week in Charlotte, North Carolina. An independent task force chose the finalists and sent ballots in August to members of the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy who voted for the winners in all categories.


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