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Smooth Jazz Nominations from R&R Magazine
May 25, 2005 - They say that radio can sometimes be a thankless job but maybe "they" are talking to the wrong people. Radio and Records (R&R) magazine have announced nominations for the "Industry Achievement Awards" and Smooth Jazz personalities and programmers were well represented. Nominated for Program Director are KTWV's Paul Goldstein in Los Angeles; Bernie Kimble at WNWV in Cleveland, Blake Lawrence from WQCD in New York, Baltimore's Lori Lewis at WSMJ, Chicago's Steve Stiles at WNUA and our friend Mike Vasquez from KIFM in San Diego. Some very well known names were mentioned in Radio Personality category including Alexander Zonjic at WVMV in Detroit, Talaya, Dave Koz and Pat Prescott at KTWV in L.A. R&R is hosting their convention in Cleveland this year from June 23-25 and winners will be named on the 24th. Check the complete Smooth Jazz list below. - by John Beaudin

Smooth Jazz Nominees for the Industry Achievement Awards (2005)
Station of the Year: Markets 1-25
- WSMJ/Baltimore
- WNUA/Chicago
- WNWV/Cleveland
- KTWV/Los Angeles
- WQCD/New York
- KIFM/San Diego

Station of the Year: Markets 26-100
- KAJZ/Albuquerque
- WJZA/Columbus
- KOAS/Las Vegas
- WLOQ/Orlando
- KSSJ/Sacramento
- KBZN/Salt Lake City

Station of the Year: Markets 101+

- WCJZ/Charlottesville, VA
- WSBZ/Ft. Walton Beach, FL
- KSBR/Mission Viejo, CA
- KRVR/Modesto, CA
- KJZS/Reno, NV
- KJZY/Santa Rosa, CA

Program Director
- Paul Goldstein, KTWV/Los Angeles
- Bernie Kimble, WNWV/Cleveland
- Blake Lawrence, WQCD/New York
- Lori Lewis, WSMJ/Baltimore
- Steve Stiles, WNUA/Chicago
- Mike Vasquez, KIFM/San Diego
Promotion Executive
- Suzanne Berg, Verve Music Group
- Bill Cason, Shanachie
- Ric Pepin, Compendia
- Sue Schrader, Narada
- John Vernile, Columbia

Music Director
- Kelly Cole, KIFM/San Diego
- Mark Edwards, WSBZ/ Ft. Walton Beach, FL
- Bernie Kimble, WNWV/Cleveland
- Blake Lawrence, WQCD/New York
- Dianna Rose, KWJZ/Seattle
- Rob Singleton, KJZY/Santa Rosa, CA


- Rick O'Dell, WNUA/Chicago
- Alexander Zonjic, WVMV/Detroit
- Dave Koz & Pat Prescott KTWV/Los Angeles
- Talaya KTWV/Los Angeles
- Deborah Rath, WQCD/New York
- Kelly Cole, KIFM/San Diego

Label of the Year
- Columbia
- Narada
- Rendezvous
- Shanachie
- Verve Music Group
- Warner Bros

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