The National Association of Broadcasters announced the 50 finalists for the 31st annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. Winners will be announced and the finalists honored at the new We Are Broadcasters Celebration, held Tuesday, April 10 during the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
This year's finalists are:
KBFB-FM Dallas, Texas KYGO-FM Denver, Colo.
KBHP-FM Bemidji, Minn. WBLK-FM Buffalo, N.Y.
KCYY-FM San Antonio, Texas WCCO-AM Minneapolis, Minn.
KFOR-AM Lincoln, Neb. WDRV-FM Chicago, Ill.
KFTK-FM St. Louis, Mo. WEZL-FM Charleston, S.C.
KGSR-FM Austin, Texas WFLC-FM Miami, Fla.
KHJK-FM La Porte, Texas WHKO-FM Dayton, Ohio
KLVB-FM Citrus Heights, Calif. WINS-AM New York City, N.Y.
KMOK-FM Lewiston, Idaho WJJY-FM Brainerd, Minn.
KMVP-FM Phoenix, Ariz. WKAQ-AM San Juan, P.R.
KNDE-FM College Station, Texas WKML-FM Fayetteville, N.C.
KOYE-FM Tyler, Texas WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, Ohio
KPEK-FM Albuquerque, N.M. WLBC-FM Muncie, Ind.
KRLC-AM Lewiston, Idaho WOR-AM New York City, N.Y.
KRSP-FM Salt Lake City, Utah WRLT-FM Nashville, Tenn.
KSFI-FM Salt Lake City, Utah WSB-AM Atlanta, Ga.
KSL-AM Salt Lake City, Utah WSHE-FM Chicago, Ill.
KSRO-AM Santa Rosa, Calif. WSOY-AM Decatur, Ill.
KSTP-FM St. Paul, Minn. WTMJ-AM Milwaukee, Wis.
KTAR-FM Phoenix, Ariz. WTMX-FM Chicago, Ill.
KTMY-FM St. Paul, Minn. WVAZ-FM Chicago, Ill.
KTTS-FM Springfield, Mo. WWJ-AM Detroit, Mich.
KUPL-FM Portland, Ore. WWPR-FM New York City, N.Y.
KXKT-FM Glenwood, Iowa WYRK-FM Buffalo, N.Y.
KXLG-FM Watertown, S.D. WZFX-FM Fayetteville, N.C.
Ten Crystal Radio Award recipients will be chosen by a panel of judges representing the broadcast industry, community service organizations and public relations firms. Also at the We Are Broadcasters Celebration, television and film actress Kristen Bell will receive the NAB Television Chairman's Award.