FIVE RENOWNED RADIO PERSONALITIES RETURN TO
CELEBRATE 25TH NAB MARCONI RADIO AWARDS
D.C./NEW YORK -- In honor of the 25th anniversary of the NAB Marconi Radio Awards, this year's
celebration will feature five previous NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner &
Show hosts - Ron Chapman, Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo, "Big Boy,"
and Bob Kevoian and Tom Griswold of the "The Bob & Tom Show."
Together the hosts will serve as emcees and presenters throughout the evening.
Sponsored by iBiquity Digital Corporation, the event will take place September
11 at the 2014 Radio Show in
leading the festivities and serving as presenters will be NAB Radio Board Chair
Don Benson of Lincoln Financial Media, Radio Show Steering Committee Chair and
Cox Media Group's Kim Guthrie and NAB Joint Board Chair Charles Warfield of YMF
Texas radio personality and 2010 NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductee Ron
Chapman was heard in the Dallas/Fort Worth area beginning in the 1950s. Early
in his career, Chapman co-hosted the "Charlie & Harrigan Show" at
Dallas' KLIF-AM before going to WFAA-TV. In 1968, Chapman joined Adult
Contemporary (AC) station KVIL-FM where he remained for 32 years, serving as
program director, music director, promotion director and morning personality.
In the late 1990s, Chapman joined KLUV-FM, an Oldies format, and later became a
regular substitute for "Paul Harvey News" following his retirement in
"Shoboy" Sotelo received the NAB Marconi Radio Award for Spanish
Format Personality of the Year in 2011 and hosted the NAB Marconi Radio Awards
in 2012. "Shoboy en la mañana" debuted May 17, 2010, on CBS Radio's
Mega 107.5 in Dallas/Fort Worth and has since become one of the top-rated
morning shows in the market. Sotelo's radio program, now on La Grande 107.5
Dallas/Fort Worth, features an innovative fusion of music, comedy,
entertainment and community empowerment.
Boy" is the host of "Big Boy's Neighborhood" on Power 106 FM Los
Angeles. The show, which dominated the ratings in various time slots over the
years, is now airing in nationwide syndication on Big Boy Radio Network. The
show's success has earned Big Boy multiple industry recognitions, including
Personality of the Year four times from the Radio Music Awards and the same
honor eight times from Radio and Records magazine. Big Boy is also a two-time
NAB Marconi Radio Award winner.
Bob & Tom Show" features news, sports, lifestyle content, and
interviews with today's top actors, authors and newsmakers. Now heard on more
than 150 radio stations nationwide, the five-time NAB Marconi Radio Award
winning show began national syndication in 1995 from its flagship station in
Indianapolis. It is also a leading media outlet for the best and developing
comedians on the circuit. The Bob & Tom Show also features live
performances from singers, songwriters and musicians from all genres of music.
in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards recognize
stations and individuals for excellence in 21 categories. Winners are announced
at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show. As previously announced,
country music artist Hunter Hayes will be the featured entertainment at the
25th Marconi Awards Dinner and Show.
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the Radio Show
The 2014 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 10-12 in
Indianapolis. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry
colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations,
network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies for the
digital age. To learn more about the 2014 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.
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