2010 Marconi Awards
Sat Oct 2 15:39:55 EDT 2010
This year also marked the return of CBS properties to the Marconis.
CBS had withdrawn its NAB membership as a result of a dispute with the
NAB. (I can't remember what the dispute was about but surely, somebody
else here does.) Anyhow, my understanding is that, to be nominated for
a Marconi, a station or other entity must be, or be the property of,
an NAB-member company. When CBS rejoined the NAB, it strongly
encouraged the nomination of its stations for Marconis. I have the
feeling that stations may be allowed to nominate themselves. That
sounds horrible, but it isn't; it seems to be commonplace for awards
given to members of trade associations.
Dan Strassberg (email@example.com)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Garrett Wollman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Larry Lovering" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 02, 2010 3:28 PM
Subject: 2010 Marconi Awards
> <<On Fri, 1 Oct 2010 10:56:30 -0400, "Larry Lovering"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
>> From All Access:
>> Winners of the 2010 MARCONI AWARDS, handed out at a gala in
>> WASHINGTON at
>> the NAB/RAB RADIO SHOW THURSDAY night, included:
>> Legendary Station: CBS RADIO News-Talk WBZ-A/BOSTON
> They were making a big deal of this, and apparently some sort of
> ratings victory as well, during the morning and midday news on
> They noted that this was WBZ's third Marconi win, after
> station" and "news/talk station" honors in recent years.
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