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Lincoln Ware 50th Radioversary Celebration

Source: Nia Noelle / @Nia_Noelle

The big year for The Buzz Cincy’s Lincoln Ware continues. After celebrating 50 years of service in Radio, Ware has been named a finalist for the NAB Marconi Radio Award for Large Market Personality of the Year. The winners will be announced on October 25 at the Marconi Radio Awards Dinner, presented by Xperi, during NAB Show New York.

Ware got his start in radio after being discharged from the Marines in 1973. Five decades later, Ware is still busy informing and entertaining the Cincinnati area.

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Established in 1989 and named after inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, the NAB Marconi Radio Awards are given to radio stations and outstanding on-air personalities to recognize excellence in radio.

A big congrats to Ware and all the finalists, including members of the Urban One Family, Get Up’s Erica Campbell (Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year Finalist), WQOK-FM Jock Brian Dawson, (Medium Market Personality of the Year finalist), WNNL-FM, Raleigh-Durham, N.C. and WPRS-FM, Washington, D.C. (Religious Station of the Year Finalists).

 

Lincoln Ware 50th Radioversary Celebration
Lincoln Ware 50th Radioversary Celebration
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See the finalists below. Congrats Lincoln!

(Urban One Personalities in bold)

LEGENDARY STATION OF THE YEAR

KCBS-AM, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

WABC-AM, New York, N.Y.

WDAS-FM, Philadelphia, Pa.

WLW-AM, Cincinnati, Ohio

WMMR-FM, Philadelphia, Pa.

LEGENDARY RADIO MANAGER OF THE YEAR

David R. DuBose, WTUG-FM, Townsquare Media, Birmingham, Ala.

Debbie Kenyon, Audacy, Detroit, Mich.

Gordy Rush, Guaranty Media, Baton Rouge, La.

Joey Cummings, KKHJ-FM, South Seas Broadcasting, Inc., American Samoa

Nick Martin, Big River Broadcasting Corporation, Florence/Muscle Shoals, Ala.

NETWORK/SYNDICATED PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Enrique Santos, WZTU-FM Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Erica Campbell, Reach Media, Dallas, Texas

George Noory, Premiere Radio Networks, Inc., Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Katie Neal, Audacy, Nashville, Tenn.

Rich Eisen, Westwood One, Los Angeles, Calif.

MAJOR MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Boomer Esiason and Gregg Giannotti, WFAN-FM, New York, N.Y.

George Dunham, Craig Miller and Gordon Keith, KTCK-AM, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

Jason Pullman, KPLX-FM, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

Lin Brehmer, WXRT-FM, Chicago, Ill.

Mark “Hawkeye” Lewis and Michelle Rodriguez , KSCS-FM, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

LARGE MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Billy Madison , KISS-FM, San Antonio, Texas

Chris Carr, Kia Becht and Sam Sansevere, KEEY-FM, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

Dave Ryan with Falen, Jenny and Drake, KDWB-FM, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

Lincoln Ware, WDBZ-AM, Cincinnati, Ohio

Paul Castronovo, WBGG-FM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

MEDIUM MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Ashley Adams, Roger Todd and Michele Silva, WJXB-FM, Knoxville, Tenn.

Brian Dawson, WQOK-FM, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

Chaz and AJ, WPLR-FM, New Haven, Conn.

Kayla Blakeslee, WOWO-AM, Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Kevin Miller, KIDO-AM, Boise, Idaho

SMALL MARKET PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Kat and J.J. Holiday, KCLD-FM, St. Cloud, Minn.

Kelly and Wood, KZPK-FM, St. Cloud, Minn.

Kevin Hilley and Erin Hart, KATI-FM, Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo.

Keziah Atofau and John Raynar, KKHJ-FM, American Samoa

M. Fletcher Brown, WXFL-FM, Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, Ala.

MAJOR MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR

KSCS-FM, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

WALR-FM, Atlanta, Ga.

WINS-FM, New York, N.Y.

WLTW-FM, New York, N.Y.

WWPR-FM, New York, N.Y.

LARGE MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR

KMOX-AM, St. Louis, Mo.

KQMT-FM, Denver, Colo.

KSTP-FM, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

WHYI-FM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

WKRQ-FM, Cincinnati, Ohio

MEDIUM MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR

WHO-AM, Des Moines-Ames, Iowa

WNRP-AM, Mobile, Ala.-Pensacola, Fla.

WTIB-FM, Greenville-New Bern-Washington, N.C.

WXKB-FM, Ft. Myers-Naples, Fla.

WYOY-FM, Jackson, Miss.

SMALL MARKET STATION OF THE YEAR

KDXY-FM, Jonesboro, Ark.

KROX-AM, Crookston, Minn.

KZPK-FM, St. Cloud, Minn.

WIKY-FM, Evansville, Ind.

WYKY-FM, Somerset, Ky.

BEST RADIO PODCAST OF THE YEAR

“American Nightmare Season 3: Unknown Subject,” WTOP-FM, Washington, D.C.

“Behind the Song,” WDRV-FM, Chicago, Ill.

“Deadly Pill,” KFI-AM Los Angeles, Calif.

“DMV Download,” WTOP-FM, Washington, D.C.

“The Letter,” KSL-FM, Salt Lake City, Utah

AC STATION OF THE YEAR

KBIG-FM, Los Angeles, Calif.

KODA-FM, Houston, Texas

KOIT-FM, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

WALK-FM, Nassau-Suffolk, N.Y.

WEZN-FM, Metro Fairfield, Conn.

CHR STATION OF THE YEAR

KMVQ-FM, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

KNDE-FM, Bryan-College Station, Texas

WAPE-FM, Jacksonville, Fla.

WHTZ-FM, New York, N.Y.

WWPW-FM, Atlanta, Ga.

CLASSIC HITS STATION OF THE YEAR

KJEB-FM, Seattle-Tacoma, Wash.

KONO-FM, San Antonio, Texas

KRTH-FM, Los Angeles, Calif.

WAXQ-FM, New York, N.Y.

WSRV-FM, Atlanta, Ga.

COLLEGE RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

WGCS-FM, Goshen College, South Bend-Elkhart, Ind.

WMSC-FM, Montclair State University, Montclair, N.J.

WPSC-FM, William Patterson University, Wayne, N.J.

WRRC-FM, Rider University, Philadelphia, Pa.

WSOU-FM, Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

COUNTRY STATION OF THE YEAR

KCLR-FM, Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo.

KNCI-FM, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Calif.

KYGO-FM, Denver, Colo.

WKXC-FM, Augusta, Ga.

WXTU-FM, Philadelphia, Pa.

NEWS/TALK STATION OF THE YEAR

KFI-AM, Los Angeles, Calif.

WABC-AM, New York, N.Y.

WCCO-AM, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

WTOP-FM, Washington, D.C.

WWL-FM, New Orleans, La.

RELIGIOUS STATION OF THE YEAR

KLTY-FM, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

WLCC-AM, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, Fla.

WMIT-FM, Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.-Asheville, N.C.

WNNL-FM, Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

WPRS-FM, Washington, D.C.

ROCK STATION OF THE YEAR

KGLK-FM, Houston, Texas

WIYY-FM, Baltimore, Md.

WMMR-FM, Philadelphia, Pa.

WPLR-FM, New Haven, Conn.

WXTB-FM, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, Fla.

SPANISH LANGUAGE STATION OF THE YEAR

KLOL-FM, Houston, Texas

WLKQ-FM, Atlanta, Ga.

WLZL-FM, Washington, D.C.

WRUM-FM, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Fla.

WYUU-FM, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Sarasota, Fla.

SPORTS STATION OF THE YEAR

KFXN-FM, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

KTCK-AM, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas

WBZ-FM, Boston, Mass.

WFAN-FM, New York, N.Y.

WJFK-FM, Washington, D.C.

URBAN STATION OF THE YEAR

WBTJ-FM, Richmond-Petersburg, Va.

WDAS-FM, Philadelphia, Pa.

WEDR-FM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

WHQT-FM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

WMIB-FM, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.