March 28, 2018

James A. Smith Sr.





Bob Augsburg of WAY Media Receives 2018 NRB Radio Impact Award

Bob Augsburg receiving 2018 Media AwardNASHVILLE (NRB) –  Bob Augsburg, founder and president Emeritus of WAY Media, received the 2018 NRB Radio Impact Award on Friday, March 2, at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

The NRB Radio Impact Award recognizes a person, station, program, network, or ministry that has illustrated over time a consistent and unique impact within the Christian radio industry and/or to the Body of Christ as a whole.

Bob Augsburg and his wife, Felice, founded WAY-FM in 1987 as a single station in Fort Myers, Florida. Since then, as president and CEO, Augsburg has overseen the ministry as it has grown to dozens of full power and translator signals around the country.

Broadcasting a format of Contemporary Christian Music with announcers who are "uplifting, upbeat and real," WAY-FM reaches more than a million listeners each week. With stations throughout the United States and internationally, WAY-FM also encourages listeners to LIVE (it) OUT, participating in service projects in each market.

The Radio Impact Award was one of 26 awards that were presented during Proclaim 18, which took place February 27-March 2, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. For the complete list of 2018 award recipients, click here.

About NRB

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a nonpartisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth, promote media excellence, and 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 International Christian Media Convention 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. The next Convention will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, March 26-29, 2019. For more information, go to




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