The National Association of
Broadcasters held their Annual Radio Luncheon Tuesday, April 17, and announced
the winners of their prestigious Crystal Award. KVOE-AM is one of 10 winners in
KVOE'S biggest community
service project each year is the Drive for Food which collected over 22,000 non
perishable food items for the salvation army food
pantry. KVOE also hosts the annual National Teacher Hall of Fame radio auction,
which raised $11,000 in 2011, KVOE promotes local non
profit activities and fund raisers by airing interviews, over 5,000 minutes of
public service annoucements, OVER 5,200 live reads,
and over 60 free remote broadcasts. KVOE staffers on a weekly basis take turns
delivering friendship meals to the elderly and shut-ins.
KVOE is the only non-Kansas City
metro station, in Kansas,
to win the Crystal Award.
NAB Announces Crystal Radio Award Winners
LAS VEGAS --
The National Association of Broadcasters has named 10 winners of the NAB
Crystal Radio Awards. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized
radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community
service. The 2012 NAB Crystal Radio Award recipients listed below were chosen
among 50 finalists
who were honored at today's NAB Show Radio Luncheon.
Cedar Falls, IA
College Station, TX
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
Today's NAB Show Radio Luncheon also featured a presentation of the NAB
Crystal Heritage Award to KUZZ-FM
Bakersfield, CA and a keynote address from entertainer Donny
Osmond. Major League Baseball radio broadcaster Bob Uecker was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of
Fame. The luncheon was sponsored by ASCAP.
About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 14-19 in Las
Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show
covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of
content across all mediums. With more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries
and 1,500+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media
and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and
countless nationalities, the NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend
traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new
ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association
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.
· Scott Interviews Ron Thomas about KVOE's Crystal Award
· Ron Thomas from the NAB
Show in Las Vegas