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WLEN, WSGW and WYCD Finalists in 2022 NAB Marconi Awards

Three Michigan stations are finalists for this year’s NAB Marconi Radio Awards! Lenawee Broadcasting’s WLEN-FM (Adrian) has been nominated as a Legendary Station of the Year, alongside radio stations from San Francisco, Dallas, Phoenix and Knoxville. Additionally, WLEN’s Julie Koehn has also been nominated as a Legendary Radio Manager of the Year. Under Koehn’s leadership,…

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3 Current and Former Michigan Broadcasters Nominated for 2022 Radio Hall of Fame

(L-R) Mojo, Kevin Matthews, Laurie DeYoung

The Museum of Broadcast Communications has announced the Radio Hall of Fame 2022 nominees. Among the 24 were three past and current Michigan-based personalities:  Mojo in the Morning at WKQI-FM (Detroit); former Grand Rapids personality Kevin Matthews and former Grand Rapids personality Laurie DeYoung. Mojo in the Morning is currently heard on WKQI-FM as well…

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7 Michigan Broadcasters Recipients of 2022 Regional Murrow Awards

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The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the recipients of the 2022 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.  The 7 Michigan broadcasters won a total of 13 awards in Region 7, which is shared with Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.  Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the…

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Krol Communication’s WRSR-FM Wins Gold ADDY Award

(L-R) WRSR GM Bill Bailey and PD Jeremy Fenech with AAF Award

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Greater Flint has awarded Krol Communication’s WRSR-FM (Flint) its Gold ADDY award for a commercial produced in-house.  The station won the award in the category of Film, Video, & Sound > Audio/Radio Advertising > – Audio/Radio Advertising / Local > – Single Spot more than :30 seconds for “Mug…

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Winners Announced in 2021 MAPME Broadcast Contest

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The annual Michigan Associated Press Media Editors broadcast competition has announced winners in the 2021 Michigan APME awards. In the broadcast category, General Excellence awards for 2021 went to WDIV-TV (Detroit), WDET-FM (Detroit) and WKAR-AM/FM (East Lansing). Michigan’s Public Radio stations dominated the radio categories in all market sizes.  In television, Michigan’s commercial stations placed…

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WYCD Scores Two Nominations in ACM Radio Awards

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The Academy of Country Music® announced this past Monday (1/24) Radio Awards nominees for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards™, including a double nomination for Audacy’s WYCD-FM (Detroit).  WYCD was nominated for Major Market Radio Station of the Year.  Its morning show, Josh, Rachael & Grunwald In the Morning with Josh Holleman, Rachael Hunter…

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Impact 89FM Named 2021 College Radio Station of the Year

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Impact 89FM (WDBM-FM), Michigan State University’s student-run radio station and media organization, topped the charts nationally this month when it was recognized with the 2021 College Media Association Four-Year College Radio Station of the Year Pinnacle Award. This is the first time Impact 89FM has earned this national award. However, the student-run radio station has…

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Al Allen Inducted Into 2021 Class of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame

2021 Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame Inductee Al Allen, who retired from WJBK-TV in 2012.

On October 10, Al Allen, a radio and TV reporter on the streets of Detroit for 50 years, joined 6 other journalists with induction into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Conference Center. Allen moved to Detroit from his hometown in Little Rock, Arkansas and started…

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McKibbin Media’s Greg Jackson Receives Distinguished Service Award

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McKibbin Media Group (Jackson) has announced that it’s very own Greg O’Connor is the recipient of Jackson College’s 2021 Distinguished Service Award.  The Jackson College Board of Trustees presents this award each year to an individual or individuals who demonstrate exemplary service both to the community and to the College. Honorees are selected for their…

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