Beasley Media Group’s WRIF-FM (Detroit) has been named “Best Local Radio Station” by The Detroit Free Press as part of the “Best of the Best Detroit 2021” Awards. More than 93,000 votes for WRIF were cast by readers of the publication, which presented the award to PD/midday host Jade Springart at the Best of the Best Detroit Gala on April 28.
WRIF Program Director and Midday Host Jade Springart was on hand at the event to accept the award on behalf of 101 WRIF. Following the announcement of the winners, The Detroit Free Press published a celebratory “Best of the Best” section in the Sunday edition of the paper on May 1.
“While WRIF’s rich history in Detroit spans over 50 years, it continues putting the listener first allowing it to remain one of America’s leading rock brands today,” said Beasley Media Group Detroit Director Of Programming and Vice President of National Content Scott Jameson. “Congratulations to Program Director Jade Springart, Marketing Director Ken Wasilewski, and the entire WRIF team. We’re honored to be recognized by USA Today and The Detroit Free Press as one of the Motor City’s Best of the Best.