Alpha Media, Peoria Brings Home Marconi Award

Alpha Media, Peoria is proud to announce 93.3 The Drive (WPBG-FM) was named Classic Hits Station of the Year at the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) 2017 Marconi Awards. The ceremony was held last night, Thursday, September 7th in Austin, TX.

Alpha Media President/CEO, Bob Proffitt commented on the announcement, “Mike Wild and the WPBG team are some of the hardest working, passionate people I know in radio. It is a true honor to be recognized by the NAB for their outstanding performance.”

“It is a tremendous honor to be selected among a legendary group of stations. The passion and effort our team pours into everything we do is amazing, and they get all the credit for this. The support we get from our Alpha Family helps us stay live and local in the community,” remarked Mike Wild, Alpha Media, Peoria SVP/Market Manager.

The Marconi Radio Awards are named after radio inventor and Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi. The awards are given to radio stations and on-air personalities who excel in radio. The finalists were selected by a task force of broadcasters and the winners were voted on by the NAB Marconi Award Selection Academy. The full list of winners can be found on the NAB website