CRB Announces Humanitarian, Radio Promotion Awards
March 6, 2009 at 7:33 AM (PT)
COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS has announced the recipients in four separate awards categories at CRS-40: The Radio Promotion Awards, Artist Humanitarian Award, Radio Humanitarian Award and Tom Rivers Humanitarian Award.
Radio Promotion Awards
1st Place: KILT/HOUSTON: Ten Man Jam
2nd Place: WUBL/ATLANTA: A Taste of TRISHA YEARWOOD
3rd Place: WXTU/PHILADELPHIA: Text 2 Win JULIANNE HOUGH at Your School
1st Place: KCCY/COLORADO SPRINGS: Acoustic Happy Hour
2nd Place: KFDI/WICHITA: Christmas in a Box
3rd Place: WQMX/AKRON: Send Me Backstage
1st Place: WKKR/OPELIKA, AL/Wall of Water
2nd Place: KRYS/CORPUS CHRISTI: Independence Day
3rd Place - Tie: WFYR/PEORIA: Valentine and KZPK/ST. CLOUD, MN: We Fest
Winners were evaluated on promotion objective, presentation style, effect on cume and overall success. Winning stations received registration to CRS-40, hotel accommodations, and airfare up to $500.
Artist Humanitarian Award: Randy Owen
The recipient of this year's Artist Humanitarian Award is country music legend and ALABAMA front man RANDY OWEN. OWEN co-founded Country Cares for St. Jude Kids in 1989 after meeting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital founder DANNY THOMAS the year before. To date, Country Cares has raised more than $345 million to fund research in the fight against childhood cancer. Earlier this year, more than 800 members of the country music industry gathered at the annual seminar in MEMPHIS to celebrate 20 years of support for the children of St. Jude.
Radio Humanitarian Award
Large Market: 97.3 WGH/NORFOLK-VIRGINIA BEACH
Medium Market: 107.7 WIVK/KNOXVILLE
Small Market: 93.3 WFLS/FREDERICKSBURG, VA.