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2011 Radio Awards

Radio Station of the Year (Major Market): KCBI-FM 

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KCBI-FM (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)

KCBI “Faithfully sends forth the Word of God so that it will accomplish His purpose in the hearts and lives of those who receive it.”  Whether it’s hearing people prayed for by name, receiving an email Devotion of the Week, catching one of 17 weekday newscasts or Christian News Weekly, finding peace and comfort overnight during A New Day, imparting Scripture to children through the Coconut Hut Radio Show, or listening to the transparent encouragement on The Morning Show--prayers are answered, people are saved, and the whole counsel of God’s Word is taught daily without compromise.

 

Radio Station of the Year (Large Market): KWPZ-FM 

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KWPZ-FM
(Lynden, WA / Vancouver, BC)

For nearly 30 years, KWPZ has been a vital source of hope and encouragement to listeners. Uniquely positioned just south of Canada in Lynden, Washington, KWPZ broadcasts uplifting music and conversation across Northwest Washington and the greater Vancouver, British Columbia region. Always striving to share the love of Christ, while uplifting listeners, KWPZ remains dedicated to strategic on air programming (Focus on the Family, Insight for Living), community partnerships (Food for the Hungry Canada) and market positioning (sponsoring concerts such as Newsboys, Toby Mac) to positively impact the lives of more than 250,000 people each week.



Radio Station of the Year (Small Market): KVNE-FM

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KVNE-FM (Tyler, TX)

89.5 KVNE was the first Christian radio station in East Texas and became an important part of the community with an on-air presence for Christ in its area. With the Lord’s blessing, KVNE has become the most-listened-to radio station in any format for its target audience of 25-54--despite six other Christian radio stations serving East Texas. Through ongoing community involvement, strategic marketing efforts, audience research and a commitment to connecting with its listeners, KVNE now has the largest audience in its history.  KVNE is also the 2010 CMB Small Market Station of the Year.


 

Air Personality of the Year (Music Format): Jim Bouma & Lynette Morgan 

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Jim Bouma/Lynette Morgan
KWPZ-FM
(Lynden, WA / Vancouver, BC)

Jim Bouma and Lynette Morgan are keenly aware that Jim and Lynette in the Morning is not the “Jim & Lynette Show”, but a vehicle to uplift and encourage people, sharing Christ’s love to everyone who listens. Knowing the message of the gospel is eternally relevant, it guides all they do. Jim and Lynette believe in radio that not only entertains, informs and interacts, but also touches people in many ways at many points of their lives. The hosts are real in their conversations and openly share victories and struggles in their personal lives. Ultimately, the work of Jim and Lynette demonstrates seasoned professionalism, rooted in authentic Christian faith, reaching the lives of thousands every week.

 

 

Air Personality of the Year (Talk Format): Janet Parshall 

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Janet Parshall
Moody Radio

In the Market with Janet Parshall challenges listeners to examine major news stories and issues being debated in the marketplace of ideas and speaks to them with the Word of God. In this fast-paced, caller-driven program, Janet evaluates newsworthy topics with guests and listeners using the Bible as a framework for discussion. This daily program addresses relevant issues important to Christians, with an engaging mix of listener interaction and commentary from highly respected guests.

 



 

Radio Program of the Year (Long Form): The Frank Pastore Show 

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Frank Pastore
KKLA
(Los Angeles, CA)

The Frank Pastore Show airs on 99.5 KKLA Los Angeles, ‘The Intersection of Faith and Reason’.  Frank’s an ex-atheist and an ex-pro baseball pitcher and continues to throw curve balls to his audience every day, weekdays 4pm-7pm.

 



 

 

Radio Program of the Year (Short Form): Diamonds in the Dust 

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Joni Eareckson Tada, Diamonds in the Dust

The whole purpose behind the Diamonds in the Dust features is to help the listener encounter Jesus Christ in new ways... to help them understand they must not try to erase 'suffering' out of the Christian's dictionary... and to invite them onto a higher plane of trust and confidence in God by striding courageously into the fellowship of sharing in Christ's sufferings.

 

 

 

 

Genesis Award: Time to Revive 

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Kyle Martin
Time to Revive

Time to Revive with Kyle Martin seeks revival in the United States by encouraging believers to embrace their relationship with Jesus and share the Truth that transforms lives.  Using a daily radio program broadcasted across North America and targeted disciple-making strategies, Time to Revive watches new believers grow to multiplying believers.  Officially started in 2009, Time to Revive rocketed to approximately 400,000 listeners on stations in San Francisco, Santa Fe/Albuquerque, Dallas, and Sirius Satellite Radio. In addition, the ministry birthed 25 discipleship groups reaching new disciples and more are on the way.