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CMA radio awards announced

Friday, October 16, 2015 – The 49th CMA Broadcast Award winners were named today, including the Big D & Ebay.

Winners were:

CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year
National: Derek Haskins, Sean Powell, Patrick Thomas, Big D & Bubba, Compass Media Networks
Major Market: Ben Campbell, Matt McAllister, Ben & Matt in the Morning, KNIX/Phoenix
Large Market: Karen Dalessandro, Scott Dolphin, Tony Hess, Karen, Scott & Radar, WMIL/Milwaukee
Medium Market: Andy Ritchie, Alison Mencer, Jimmy Holt, Andy & Alison and The Morning Crew, WIVK/Knoxville

Small Market: Bill Poindexter, Melissa Turner, The Dex & Mo Show, WUSY/Chattanooga, TN

CMA Radio Station Of The Year
Major Market: WPOC/Baltimore
Large Market: WMIL/Milwaukee
Medium Market: WIVK/Knoxville
Small Market: KCLR/Columbia, MO

The awards will be handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville.

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