Country Radio Broadcasters Hands Out Humanitarian Awards
March 3, 2011 at 7:57 AM (PT)
On the opening day of CRS 2011 (3/2), COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS handed out its Artist, Radio and TOM RIVERS Humanitarian Awards during a ceremony inside the NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER. The 2011 “CRB Artist Humanitarian Award” was presented to TIM MCGRAW and FAITH HILL for their ongoing efforts to aid those affected by the NASHVLLE floods in 2010. Last year’s winner, TRACE ADKINS, presented the award to the couple.
The 2011 “CRB Radio Humanitarian Award" winners were ENTERCOM Country KWJJ/PORTLAND, OR for Large Market, CITADEL Country WIVK/KNOXVILLE for Medium Market and HALL COMMUNICATIONS Country WCTY/NEW LONDON-NORWICH, CT for Small Market. CRB Pres.MIKE CULOTTA and RADIOINK’S LOIS CHOOLIJAN presented the awards.
The 2011 “TOM RIVERS Humanitarian Award” was presented to NRG MEDIA Pres./CEO MARY QUASS. NRG MEDIA owns and operates 45 radio stations IN IOWA, NEBRASKA, WISCONSIN and ILLINOIS. CBS RADIO Country WYCD/DETROIT PD TIM ROBERTS presented QUASS with the award.
For more information, visit www.crb.org.