For Immediate Release
February 18, 2013

Kenneth Chan





NRB to Honor K-LOVE & Air 1  with Billy Graham Award

KLOVE-Air1 logoManassas, VA – The K-LOVE & Air 1 Radio Networks will receive the prestigious NRB Billy Graham Award for Excellence in Christian Communications during the Awards Dinner on Tuesday, March 5, at the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition in Nashville, TN.

Named after the best-known broadcaster, pastor, and evangelist of his era, the Billy Graham Award for Excellence in Christian Communications is presented by NRB each year to a Christian organization that effectively and creatively uses multiple electronic media technologies in fulfillment of its mission, while maintaining fidelity to the message of love, redemption, and hope found in the Holy Scriptures.

“Over radio, the Internet and other select targeted media, the K-LOVE & Air 1 Networks have endeavored to effectively communicate the Gospel and to encourage their listeners in their walk with Christ,” noted NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “For the networks, it’s not just about the music; it’s about the message and the ministry.”

With a weekly audience of more than 14 million, K-LOVE & Air 1 are committed to utilizing all forms of technology to share the Gospel message of Christ. Every day, they are building solid relationships with listeners in cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Houston, and having a major impact in their spiritual lives. Their websites, and, are some of the most heavily trafficked websites in the country.

Moreover, their eight full-time pastors receive more than 52,000 prayer requests every month, and are available to serve listeners' needs every hour of every day.

The mission of K-LOVE & Air 1 is to create compelling media that inspires and encourages listeners to a meaningful relationship with Christ.

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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