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WCBS-FM, WFAN among local honorees of Marconi Awards

The National Association Broadcasters handed out the Marconi Radio Awards last night at the 2010 Radio Show in Washington.

New York was represented by WCBS-FM and WFAN.

CBS-FM, the popular Classic Hits station, won Oldies Station of the Year. CBS-FM is celebrating three years since returning from the “Jack” experiment.

WCBS-FM is regularly second in the Arbitron PPM ratings to Clear Channel’s WLTW. CBS-FM eclipsed WLTW once during the summer.

WFAN took Sports Station of the Year. The ‘FAN is the nation’s first and most listened to all-sports radio station.

Legendary morning show host and program director Scott Shannon was named National/Syndicated Personality of the Year.

Shannon, along with Todd Pettengill, hosts Scott and Todd in the Morning at Citadel’s WPLJ.

The Marconis, named after Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, have recognized radio stations and on-air personalities for their excellence in radio broadcasting for the past 21 years.

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