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WGTS Wins Marconi Award

WGTS/Wash DC was named Religious Station of the Year at the 2021 National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The awards were announced during the virtual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Celebration. The program is available on demand on NABAmplify.com.

WGTS also won a Marconi Award for Podcast of the Year (We Need To Talk). 

Congratulations to WGTS GM Kevin Krueger and the entire WGTS staff!

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.

Sponsored by Xperi, the 2021 NAB Marconi Radio Awards were hosted by Angela Yee, co-host of the nationally syndicated morning show, “The Breakfast Club.” NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith, who is stepping down as the end of the year, delivered his farewell State of the Industry Address during the event.

Marconi finalists were selected by a task force of broadcasters, and the winners were voted on by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy. The votes were tabulated by an independent firm.

This year’s NAB Marconi Radio Award finalists were:

WGRB-AM, Chicago, IL
KKJM-FM, St. Cloud, MN
WGTS-FM, Washington, DC
KLTY-FM, Dallas, Fort Worth, TX
KFIA-AM, Sacramento, CA

The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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