|For Immediate Release
January 2, 2013
Manassas, VA– Bott Radio Network will receive the prestigious NRB Milestone Award during the Awards Dinner on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition.
The NRB Milestone Award is presented each year at the annual NRB Convention to pioneers in Christian communications who have demonstrated exemplary service in the industry for five decades or more. This year, Bott Radio Network (BRN) celebrated its 50th anniversary.
“I commend the Bott family for their faithfulness to the call of God on their lives,” expressed NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “Millions have been blessed by their steadfast devotion to Him who called us from out of darkness to walk in His marvelous light.”
BRN started with one radio station in Kansas City in 1962, KCCV AM 1510 – "Kansas City's Christian Voice."
In 1975, Bott Radio Network grew with the acquisition of a radio station in Oklahoma City. Stations serving Fort Wayne, IN; St. Louis, MO; Memphis, TN; and Fresno/Modesto, CA, followed.
Today, BRN serves Kansas City at AM 760, 92.3 FM, 88.9 FM, and 101.5 FM, which was added just this past month. Nationwide, BRN has 91 stations reaching into 15 states with a combined coverage of over 50 million people. BRN can also be heard nationwide on SkyAngel Channel 403, worldwide online at bottradionetwork.com and on mobile devices with free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android users. Bott Radio Network also connects with listeners on Facebook, Twitter and other social media.
About NRB The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.
About the NRB Convention The annual NRB Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. NRB 2013 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, March 2-5, 2013. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.
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