WRIF-FM is ‘Rock Station of the Year’ at Marconi Awards

WRIF’s Mark Pennington

Beasley Media Group’s WRIF-FM (Detroit) was the recipient of an NAB Marconi Award Thursday night during ceremonies held in conjunction with the Radio Show in Dallas.

‘RIF was one of five stations announced as finalists in July for the Rock Station of the Year Marconi.  WRIF-FM Program Director Mark Pennington was on hand to accept the award.

The complete list of Marconi winners is below.

Legendary Station of the Year: KRTH-FM (Los Angeles, CA)

Legendary Manager of the Year:  Dan Seeman, Hubbard Broadcasting Minnesota

Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year:  Ryan Seacrest, Premiere Networks

Major Market Personality of the Year: Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti, WBZ-FM (Boston)

Large Market Personality of the Year: Crisco, Dez and Ryan, KSTP-FM (St. Paul-Minneapolis)

Medium Market Personality of the Year:  Mike Street, WBTJ-FM (Richmond, VA)

Small Market Personality of the Year: Scotty and Catryna, KCLR-FM (Columbia, MO)

Major Market Station of the Year: WTOP-FM (Washington, DC)

Large Market Station of the Year: KSTP-FM (St. Paul-Minneapolis)

Medium Market Station of the Year: KIPR-FM (Little Rock, AR)

Small Market Station of the Year: KWYO-AM (Sheridan, WY)

Best Radio Podcast of the Year: “Denied Justic Podcast,” WCCO-AM (Minneapolis)

AC Station of the Year: KRWM-FM (Bellevue, WA)

Top 40 Station of the Year: KRBE-FM (Houston)

Classic Hits Station of the Year: WMGK-FM (Philadelphia)

College Radio Station of the Year: WRHU-FM (Hempstead, NY)

Country Station of the Year: KYGO-FM (Denver)

News/Talk Station of the Year: KIRO-FM (Seattle)

Religious Station of the Year: KKFS-FM (Sacramento, CA)

Rock Station of the Year:  WRIF-FM (Detroit)

Spanish Station of the Year: KLOL-FM (Houston)

Sports Station of the Year: WBZ-FM (Boston)

Urban Station of the Year: WHQT-FM (Miami)