BOSTON - 98.5 The Sports Hub was named Sports Station of the Year at the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The awards were announced at the 25th Anniversary NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held in Indianapolis, IN. 98.5 The Sports Hub first won a Marconi Award for Sports Station of the Year in 2011.
"Winning a second Marconi Award for Sports Station of the Year is an enormous honor and is a reflection of the hard work, commitment, and innovation that everyone at The Sports Hub dedicates to the station and the market on a daily basis" said Mark Hannon, Senior Vice President/Market Manager, CBS Radio Boston. "We very much want to thank our listeners, the region's devoted sports fans, for supporting the station and helping us to become one of the best sports stations in the country."
The 2014 Marconi Awards, named after Nobel Prize winner Guglielmo Marconi, have recognized radio stations and on-air personalities for their excellence in radio broadcasting for the past 25 years.
98.5 The Sports Hub is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. The station was launched in August 2009 and is currently the most listened to sports station in Boston. Toucher and Rich anchor morning drive, with Gresh & Zolak, Felger & Mazz and The Adam Jones Show rounding out the weekday lineup. 98.5 The Sports Hub is the flagship station for the New England Patriots, the Boston Bruins, and the Boston Celtics.
A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 126 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation's top 50 markets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates WBZ-AM NewsRadio 1030, WBMX-FM MIX 104.1, WODS-FM 103.3 AMP Radio, and WZLX-FM 100.7 Boston's Classic Rock.
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