For Immediate Release
January 15, 2013

Kenneth Chan



             89.5 KVNE Named 2013 NRB Radio Station of the Year

Manassas, VA89.5 KVNE will receive the 2013 NRB Radio Station of the Year Award on Tuesday, March 5, at the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition.

The NRB Radio Station of the Year Award is presented each year to a radio station that is innovative, locally-focused, and effectively impacts their market through community service, promotions and marketing, outreach, ratings, and/or other means. This year, the judges named KVNE the winner of the award.

“Since 1983, God has used 89.5 KVNE as the ‘Voice of Encouragement’ for East Texas and beyond,” noted NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “And for three decades now, the station has been faithful and effective in reaching East Texas with quality Christian music, programs, features, and local news and information. I congratulate their staff of professional communicators for a job well done.”

89.5 KVNE became the first Christian radio station in East Texas in October 1983, and immediately became an important part of its community. Today, the mission of 89.5 KVNE - Encouragement FM is to glorify God by encouraging people, connecting their community and pointing people to Jesus Christ. 89.5 KVNE also focuses on making a difference locally by working with area nonprofits to connect listeners with opportunities to serve their East Texas community.

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

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




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