$10,000 HD Radio Promotion Prize Handed Out
September 26, 2005 at 10:00 AM (PT)
iBIQUITY today announced the winners of the nationwide HD Radio promotion contest, with the top prize of $10,000 going to MARK TAMMANY of WKQX/CHICAGO for the HD Radio promo entitled, "Stay Tuned." Judges for the contest included BOB SHANNON, BOBBY OCEAN, and DAVID MARTIN. All of the winning entries have been made available at www.hdradioplaybook.com and www.hdradio.com.
"We were truly impressed with the quality and originality of the promos that were submitted," said DAVID SALEMI, VP/Marketing for iBIQUITY DIGITAL CORP. "Our goal was to find creative examples of how HD Radio technology can be communicated to listeners, and these winners accomplished that task in a way that was both entertaining and informative."
In total, six prizes were awarded in categories designed to reflect the various types of radio talent involved in developing promos. In addition to the $10,000 Best in Show prize, $1,000 prizes were awarded to:
-- Best AM HD Radio On-Air Promo: MIKE AMATORI, KGO/KSFO/ABC/SAN FRANCISCO
-- Best FM HD Radio On-Air Promo: RANDY GROSS, WARM/YORK
-- Best Independent Producer-Created On-Air Promo: RON HARPER, RON HARPER VOICEOVERS
-- Best HD Radio promo copy: DOUG ZANGER, ENTERCOM/PORTLAND, OR
-- Best HD Radio page on a station website: ELI CHRISTOPHER, KBKS/SEATTLE