For the 32nd year, Radio Ink® is proud to present radio’s symbol of excellence and achievement in sales, marketing, and management, the Radio Wayne™ Awards.

The 32nd-anniversary Radio Wayne Awards will be presented live and in person at the Radio Masters Sales Summit, September 10-11, in Cincinnati at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott.

Who is the best National Sales Manager? What Sales Manager has inspired your team? Is there a Digital Sales Specialist who is opening doors to new business at your station? In other words, who are the best of the best in 2024?

The Radio Wayne™ Awards recognize the dedicated professionals operating at the station and street levels and to honor them with the praise they richly deserve. The awards were named for “Radio Wayne” Cornils, who devoted his life to increasing professionalism in radio.

Nominations are now open for the Radio Wayne Awards in the following categories:

  • Streetfighter of the Year
  • Digital Sales Specialist or Sales Manager of the Year
  • Stu Olds National Sales Manager of the Year
  • DOS/Sales Manager Nielsen Markets 1-20 of the Year
  • DOS/Sales Manager Nielsen Markets 21+ of the Year
  • Market/General Manager Nielsen Market Rank 1-20 of the Year
  • Market/General Manager Nielsen Market Rank 21+ of the Year

The awards honor radio superstars whose hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm for radio separate them from the pack. When the prestigious Radio Wayne trophy sits on their desk, it reminds them — and others — that they are the best in the entire radio industry and that they uphold high standards for radio.

BUT IT’S UP TO YOU! The only way your radio team members can be considered for a Radio Wayne Award is if you nominate them. DON’T PROCRASTINATE — DO IT TODAY!

Submit your nominations HERE. Nominations must be received by July 12.