2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners

2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners

Here are the winners for the 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards, presented Feb. 8 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach. The awards honor radio stations, programmers, and personalities.




Radio Station of the Year:

Adult Contemporary- Major Market: WLTW New York
Adult Top 40 - Major Market: WBMX Boston
Country - Major Market: KPLX Dallas
Mainstream Rock - Major Market: WMMR Philadelphia
Modern Rock - Major Market: KROQ Los Angeles

Adult Contemporary - Secondary Market: WHUD Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Adult Top 40 - Secondary Market: WTIC Hartford, Conn.
Country - Secondary Market: WGGY Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Mainstream Rock- Secondary Market: WDVE Pittsburgh
Modern Rock - Secondary Market: WEDG Buffalo, N.Y.

R&B/Hip-Hop - Major Market: WPGC Washington, D.C.
Adult R&B - Major Market: KMJQ Houston
Mainstream Top 40 - Major Market: WHTZ New York
Rhythmic Top 40 - Major Market: WBBM Chicago
Triple-A: KBCO Boulder, Colo.

R&B/Hip-Hop - Secondary Market: WZMX Hartford, Conn.
Adult R&B - Secondary Market: WDIA Memphis
Mainstream Top 40 - Secondary Market: WNCI Columbus, Ohio
Rhythmic Top 40 - Secondary Market: WLLD Tampa, Fla.


Program/Operations Director of the Year:

Adult Contemporary - Major Market: JIM RYAN, WLTW New York
Adult Top 40 - Major Market: GREG STRASSELL, WBMX Boston
Country - Major Market: GREGG SWEDBERG, KEEY Minneapolis
Mainstream Rock - Major Market: DOUG PODELL, WRIF Detroit
Modern Rock - Major Market: KEVIN WEATHERLY, KROQ Los Angeles

Adult Contemporary - Secondary Market: CHUCK KNIGHT, WSNY Columbus, Ohio
Adult Top 40 - Secondary Market: STEVE SALHANY, WTIC Hartford, Conn
Country - Secondary Market: BRUCE LOGAN, WESC/WSSL Greenville, S.C.
Mainstream Rock - Secondary Market: JOE BEVILACQUA, WHJY Providence, R.I.
Modern Rock - Secondary Market: KIM MONROE, WXTM Cleveland

R&B/Hip-Hop - Major Market: JAY STEVENS, WPGC Washington, D.C.
Adult R&B - Major Market: JOE TAMBURRO, WDAS Philadelphia
Mainstream Top 40 - Major Market: TRACY AUSTIN, KRBE Houston
Rhythmic Top 40 - Major Market: FRANKIE BLUE, WKTU New York
Triple-A: DAVE BENSON, KFOG San Francisco

R&B/Hip-Hop - Secondary Market: BRIAN WALLACE, WHHH Indianapolis
Adult R&B - Secondary Market: JAY DIXON, WBHK Birmingham, Ala.
Mainstream Top 40 - Secondary Market: JOHN REYNOLDS, WNKS Charlotte, N.C.
Rhythmic Top 40 - Secondary Market: ORLANDO, WLLD Tampa, Fla.


Assistant PD/Music Director of the Year:

Adult Contemporary - Major Market: STELLA SCHWARTZ, KOST Los Angeles
Adult Top 40 - Major Market: TONY MASCARO, WPLJ New York
Country - Major Market: CODY ALAN/SMOKEY RIVERS, KPLX Dallas
Mainstream Rock - Major Market: TROY HANSON, WRIF Detroit
Modern Rock - Major Market: MIKE PEER, WXRK New York

Adult Contemporary - Secondary Market: TOM FURCI, WHUD Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Adult Top 40 - Secondary Market: JEANINE JERSEY, WTIC Hartford, Conn.
Country - Secondary Market: J.D. CANNON, WFMS Indianapolis
Mainstream Rock - Secondary Market: JO MICHAELS, KAZR Des Moines, Iowa
Modern Rock - Secondary Market: CHRIS RIPLEY, KXTE Las Vegas

R&B/Hip-Hop - Major Market: E-MAN, KPWR Los Angeles
Adult R&B - Major Market: KAREN VAUGHN, WHQT Miami
Mainstream Top 40 - Major Market: PAUL "CUBBY" BRYANT, WHTZ New York
Rhythmic Top 40 - Major Market: JEFF Z., WKTU New York
Triple-A: KEEFER, KBCO Denver

R&B/Hip-Hop - Secondary Market: JAY LOVE, WJHM Orlando, Fla.
Adult R&B - Secondary Market: AJ APPLEBERRY, WYLD New Orleans
Mainstream Top 40 - Secondary Market: STAN "THE MAN" PRIEST, WFLZ Tampa, Fla.
Rhythmic Top 40 - Secondary Market: MURPH DAWG, WHZT Greenville, S.C.

Innovators Award: "Pure Dance" WYPM Miami

Radio Consultant/Group PD of the Year:

Adult: GUY ZAPOLEON, Zapoleon Media Strategies
Country: JAYE ALBRIGHT, Albright & O'Malley Country Consulting
Rock: FRED JACOBS/BILL JACOBS, Jacobs Media
R&B: DOC WYNTER, DOC WYNTER
Top 40: GUY ZAPOLEON, Zapoleon Media Strategies


Network/Syndicated Program of the Year:

Adult: AMERICAN TOP 20 WITH CASEY KASEM, Premiere Radio Networks
Country: AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN WITH BOB KINGSLEY, ABC Radio Networks/KCCS Productions
Rock: HOWARD STERN, Infinity Broadcasting
R&B: THE TOM JOYNER MORNING SHOW, ABC Radio Networks
Top 40: AMERICAN TOP 40 WITH CASEY KASEM, Premiere Radio Networks


Independent Promotion Company of the Year:

Country: Hit Squad Promotions
R&B: Jeff McClusky & Associates
Rock: Jeff McClusky & Associates
Top 40: Jeff McClusky & Associates


CHART BASED AWARDS:

Label of the Year:

Mainstream Top 40: Interscope
Rhythmic Top 40: Island Def Jam Music Group
Adult Contemporary: Columbia
Adult Top 40: Interscope
Modern AC: Interscope
Modern Rock: Interscope
Active Rock: Interscope
Heritage Rock: Interscope
Mainstream Rock: Interscope
Triple-A: Interscope
R&B/Hip-Hop: Island Def Jam Music Group
Adult R&B: J Records
Rap: Island Def Jam Music Group
Country: Arista Nashville