Congratulations to Tony Rose of WDNS-FM, recipient of 2017 Crystal Award!


(l-r) Alan Cooper, GM; Tony Rose, morning personality, Bryan Locke, PD

The KBA congratulates Tony Rose, WDNS-FM D 93 of Bowling Green, Kentucky on receiving a 2017 Crystal Award on behalf of the station. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Crystal Radio Award.

Ten recipients were chosen among 50 finalists nationwide. The winners were chosen by a panel of judges representing broadcasting, community service organizations and public relations firms. Finalists were honored and winners were announced at the NAB Show Radio Luncheon held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

The National Association of Broadcasters is a premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interest in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to better serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age.


(l-r) NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith; Tony Rose; NAB Radio Board Chair Caroline Beasley.