American Urban Radio Networks Announces 2008 Urban Knight Award Winners and Hall of Famers


American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) will present its seventh annual Urban Knight Awards on Monday, February 11, 2008 from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the RAB 2008 Radio Sales, Management and Leadership Conference in Atlanta.

The Urban Knight Awards were initiated in 2002 to honor the valiant efforts of those in urban radio sales who have carried the banner of improving marketing/sales to the urban consumer marketplace.

This year, Jim Watkins, General Manager of WHUR-FM in Washington DC, and Michael Carter, President of the Carter Company Broadcast Group, will be inducted into the Urban Knight Hall of Fame.

Urban Knight Award recipients this year are:

Greg Davis, President & CEO, Davis Broadcasting

David Dubose, Vice President/Market Manager, Cox Broadcasting, Birmingham

Zemira Jones, Vice President, Radio One

Tony Kidd, General Manager WALR-FM/WBTS-FM, Atlanta