The New 93Q Gets Nods for Two Prestigious Award Nominations from The Country Music Association

Thursday, September 01, 2016 — Cox Media Group Houston announced today that the Country Music Association (CMA) has nominated KKBQ-FM, The New 93Q, as a finalist for two prestigious awards: Major Market Station of the Year and Major Market Personality of the Year for The Q Morning Zoo with Tim Tuttle, Kevin Kline and Erica Rico.


“I’m extremely proud of the accomplishments by the entire team of The New 93Q,” said CMG Houston VP and Market Manager Mark Krieschen. “Receiving a nomination in two categories is truly a reflection on the dedication of our radio stations to our listeners and our local communities.” 


The CMA Broadcast Awards are among the most prestigious awards given out in the field of Country Radio. The CMA Award winners are chosen in three rounds of voting. Votes are cast by industry professional members of the Country Music Association – meaning Awards winners are honored by their peers in the music industry. 


“Today’s nomination represents the hard work and commitment of the entire 93Q team,” said Johnny Chiang, Cox Media Group Operations Manager. “Day in and day out, 93Q serves the Houston community by providing our dedicated listeners with top-rated country music, entertainment, personalities and talent. I want to thank all the staff here and in the Houston community whose passion for country music and radio makes The New 93Q a very special station.” 


The 50th Annual CMA Awards Show will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and broadcast live on ABC-TV from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, November 2nd at 7pm. 


About Cox Media Group 

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