Friday, June 16, 2017

MO Radio: Alpha Stations Honored With MBA Hardware

Alpha Media announced that their Missouri markets took home multiple awards from the Missouri Broadcasters banquet held in Branson, MO on Saturday, June 10th.

The awards are as follows.
  • 1st Place, Complete Newscast: KTJJ-FM, Farmington
  • 1st Place, Documentary/Public Affairs/Special Programming: KJPW-AM, Waynesville, “Crisis in Drug Abuse”
  • 1st Place, News Series: KJFF-AM, Festus, “Heroin”
  • Honorable Mention, Air Talent: Daniel Linneman, KJEL-FM, Lebanon
  • Honorable Mention, Documentary/Public Affairs/Special Programming: KRES-FM, Moberly
  • Honorable Mention, Play-By-Play: KRES-FM, Moberly
  • Honorable Mention, Public Service Announcement/Campaign: KJEL-FM, Lebanon
In addition to these awards, Alpha Media, Waynesville-Lebanon Market Manager, Mike Edwards received the Distinguished Broadcaster Award.

Alpha Media EVP Midwest Division, George Pelletier commented on the announcement, “We have great talent in our Missouri markets and are proud to see them recognized for their efforts. Mike Edwards is the consummate broadcaster who will do whatever necessary to be ‘of community service’. His radio stations are key to the people in his coverage area. He expects excellence and he lives it every day.”

“I was surprised and honored by this award. To be recognized by my peers is the highest compliment I have ever received. I could not have survived 47 years in this business without the support of my wife and daughters who made sacrifices so that I could advance my career. It’s gratifying to work for Alpha Media who still believes that radio should be live and local and be dedicated to serving the community,” remarked Edwards.

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