Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

Alabama State University's NPR Station Wins Four ABBY's - a Total of 31 ABBY-Awards Since 2008 Alone! (215 hits)

ASU's NPR Station Wins Four ABBY's - Alabama Broadcaster's Awards!

WVAS 90.7 FM Radio Consistently Wins Major Awards for its Stellar Programing & News in Alabama

Alabama State University's National Public Radio station (WVAS 90.7 FM) is becoming a lot like many of the collegiate football teams in the Deep South when it comes to winning accolades and awards; it has become something that its fans expect.

Matter of fact, and to put it in perspective, WVAS-FM has won a total of 31 ABBY-Awards since 2008 alone for its outstanding work in the radio broadcasting field.

And, this year was no disappointment.

Last Saturday (March 25), at a ceremony held in Birmingham that was replete with radio and television professionals from across the state, WVAS again made its "gold standard" with its staff taking home four important Alabama Broadcaster's Association (ABA) ABBY-Awards for "Best in Broadcasting."

The winners this year from WVAS included:

- Melanie Hogan, WVAS news reporter, who won for Best Medium Market Radio Reporter;

- Marcus Hyles, WVAS senior news correspondent, who won for Best Medium Market Regularly Scheduled Newscast;

- Renardo Smith, WVAS production technician, who won for Best Medium Market Public Service Ad for work performed on
behalf of ASU's Violence Against Women Program;

- Robb Taylor (WVAS host), Tina Joly (WVAS producer) and Melanie Hogan (WVAS reporter) were recognized for its "90.7


Perspectives Show" (an interactive weekly talk show) that won Best Live Broadcast for a station-sponsored town hall community meeting, which it held and broadcast from the street in West Montgomery about crime and law in order.

Although she didn't receive a formal award, we must compliment and recognize WVAS's station manager, Candy Capel, who has led the station for the last 10 years during its period of unprecedented annual ABBY-Awards from the ABA.

The Alabama Broadcasters Association is the voice of the broadcasting industry in Alabama and it is dedicated to protecting and enhancing broadcasting and promoting the professional status of its members, which includes radio and television.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Thursday, March 30th 2017 at 1:48PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
New Cheyney University Certificate Program Trains Educators in Dealing with Traumatized Students
Matt Cross Leaves Talladega Men to Take Over LSU-Shreveport Women's Program
Apply to the Aaron J. Boria Scholarship! Win $500.
Oakwood University Alumni Cruise with a Mission
Danielle Benson-Robinson named head volleyball coach at Central State University
PAID, federal internships with the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative!
Texas College Introduces Men's And Women's Cross Country Team
NASCAR & MiLB Guide Students at Virginia State University
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
agnes levine has logged 89728 blog subscribers!
elynor moss has logged 64904 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 10852 blog subscribers!
pam perry has logged 1685 blog subscribers!
reginald culpepper has logged 1406 blog subscribers!
>> more | add