Thursday, September 08, 2005

Nominating Committee

Some radio news, via press release:
Dan, BJ and Dude of the K105 morning show have been nominated for “Personalities of the Year” award with the Country Music Association. The CMA Broadcast Awards are the most prestigious awards given out in the field of Country Radio. Dan, BJ and Dude submitted to a judging panel that involves more than 40 broadcasting professionals, who represent all market sizes and regions of the U.S. and are now touting the status of 1 of 5 nominees for personalities of the year out of hundreds of submissions!

Finalists from all categories receive certificates of recognition. Winners receive their trophies during pre-telecast ceremonies for “The 39th Annual CMA Awards” and will be recognized during the broadcast on the CBS Television Network.

Rob Kelley, K105 Operations Manager said “It is truly an honor to work everyday beside some of the Nation’s finest broadcasters, and we are ecstatic about being nominated.”
The press release fails to note that the K105 morning team was nominated in the "small market" category. Here's a list of all those nominees:
“Barrett, Fox & Berry”
Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, Tracy Berry
KKNU, Eugene, Ore.

“Dan, B.J. and Dude Show”
Dan Austin, BJ Stone, Dude Walker
WQHK – Fort Wayne, Ind.

“Dex and Kim”
Bill Poindexter, Kim Carson
WUSY, Chattanooga, Tenn.

“McFly and The Ride Home”
Marty McFly, Stewart James
WGSQ, Cookeville, Tenn.

“The Morning Waking Crew” with Mark Ericson & Danielle Carrier
Mark Ericson, Danielle Carrier
WOKQ, Dover, N.H.
In the Large Market category, WFMS in Indianapolis has three of the six nominations.

RELATED: Dan, BJ and Dude section on the K105 website, where the above photo is found

UPDATE: There are four sets of categories for the Personalities and Radio Stations of the Year awards that will be handed out in conjunction with the CMAs.

MAJOR MARKETS such as Minneapolis, Phoenix, and Philadelphia

LARGE MARKETS such as Indianapolis, Nashville, and Austin, TX

MEDIUM MARKETS such as Grand Rapids, Little Rock, and Madison, WI

SMALL MARKETS such as Dover, NH, Champaign, IL, Fort Wayne and even Kokomo, IN

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