American Urban Radio Networks Urban Knight Awards Set
August 28, 2012 at 4:25 PM (PT)
AMERICAN URBAN RADIO NETWORKS (AURN) has selected NATALIE SWED STONE, US Director NATIONAL RADIO INVESTMENT Of OMNICOM GROUP and HYMEN CHILDS, Partner SERVICE BROADCASTING of DALLAS to be honored at the Tenth Annual 2012 Urban Knight Awards. These awards are designed to honor those in Urban Radio who have helped to significantly improve marketing and sales to the African-American consumer marketplace.
The awards presentation is scheduled for WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th At THE HILTON ANATOLE HOTEL during the NAB/RAB “Radio Show.”
SWED STONE is one of five honorees to receive an Urban Knight Award and the first to receive an award in the newly created advertiser category. In her position as US Director, NATIONAL RADIO INVESTMENT at OMD, she oversees such brands as JC PENNY ,LOWE’s, PEPSI, H&R BLOCK and VISA.
CHILDS, who has owned DALLAS Urban powerhouse KKDA for nearly 40years, will be inducted in The Urban Knight Hall of Fame, joining such notables as CHARLES WARFIELD, CATHY HUGHES, ALFRED LIGGINS, LEW and JOHN DICKEY.
Also receiving awards will be DOT EALY, VP/Market Manager CUMULUS, TALLAHASSEE, FL., KELVIN QUARLES, GM KMOJ, MINNEAPOLIS, TONY QUARTARONE, Pres/CEO WJKS, WFAI WILMINGTON and JEFF SILVER, RVP/Market Manager WBLK, BUFFALO.