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Coloff Media Station Named Crystal Heritage Award Winner

Coloff Media station, 93.5 The Mix – KCVM – is 1 of only 9 stations in the US that has been named a Crystal Heritage Award winning station
by the National Association of Broadcasters.

See the story in the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier:

Read the press release from the National Association of Broadcasters:

KCVM 93.5 The Mix Wins National Award

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters today announced their 2020 winners of their community service awards.  KCVM-FM, Cedar Falls, Iowa, received the prestigious Heritage Crystal Award.  The station was given the award for winning five NAB Crystal Awards.

Jim Coloff, station owner and general manager, accepted the award on behalf of the team at 93.5 The Mix.  “We feel that community service is at the heart of what we do at 93.5 The Mix and Coloff Media,” said Coloff.  “From our work with Magical Mix Kids to the many local community events we are involved with, we want to give back to the community that has been so supportive of our local radio station.”

Magical Mix Kids, the 501-c3 charity that was started by KCVM, has taken over 300 families on 20 an all-expenses paid trips to Disney World since 1999.  This October will be the 21st trip, and the group is planning to take 10-12 families once again.

The 10 winners of the 33rd annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards were also announced. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. The 2020 NAB Crystal Radio Award recipients listed below were chosen from 50 finalists and were honored today during NAB Show Express.

KRMG-FM Tulsa, Okla.
KUBL-FM Salt Lake City, Ut.
WDNS-FM Bowling Green, Ky.
WKRQ-FM Cincinnati, Ohio
WSGW-AM Saginaw, Mich.
KRWM-FM Seattle, Wa.
KVTY-FM Lewiston, Idaho
WHUR-FM Washington, D.C.
WREW-FM Cincinnati, Ohio
WSUN-FM Tampa Bay, Fla.

NAB Crystal Radio Award finalists were chosen by a panel of judges representing broadcasting, community service organizations and public relations firms. Finalists were honored and winners announced during NAB Show Express, running through tomorrow and available on demand at

NAB Show Express is a dynamic online event offering 24-hour access to premium content curated for the global entertainment and media community. NAB Show Express features live and on-demand educational sessions, as well as an exclusive Solutions Marketplace, to provide critical information, inspiration and solutions to move the industry forward.

About NAB

The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at

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