Thomas Baker III, a freshman at Lincoln College in Lincoln, Illinois won first place in the NextRadio and CBI College Radio Spot Contest with his creative radio spot entitled, Data Pigs. The radio spot is featured in the fourth flight of the NextRadio National Awareness Campaign which started October 1 and runs through December 31, 2015.

The NextRadio National Awareness Campaign was launched in February 2015 to promote the activation of FM chips within all smartphones and NextRadio. This is an industry-wide marketing effort, supported by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

The college contest winning radio spot, Data Pigs, calls out the music streaming apps that use a massive amount of consumers’ data. The radio spot features NextRadio as the solution to saving consumers’ data and battery life while enjoying local FM radio on their smartphones.

Tayler Shaindlin, a senior at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington won second place with the radio spot, In the Park. Ryan Flannery, a senior at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey came in third place with the radio spot, How You Listen is Done.

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