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KSAL Honored as Station of the Year

KSAL Staff - October 17, 2017 4:48 am

(from left) Levi Esses, Jeremy Bohn, Todd Pittenger, and James Westling at the KAB award event.

Rocking M Media Radio Station News Radio 1150 KSAL was honored Monday as the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Medium Market Radio Station of the Year.

The association handed out its 2017 Awards of Excellence during a banquet at the Manhattan Hilton Garden Inn.

According to the KAB, 808 radio entries were submitted by broadcasters from across the state. The entries were judged by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.

KSAL staff members earned 10 awards.

This is the eighth time KSAL has won the station of the year award.

KSAL Award Winners:

First Place

  • Hard News Feature / Enterprise – Standing Rock to Indian Rock – Todd Pittenger
  • News Feature – Radio Disney Takes Over South Middle School – Todd Pittenger
  • Sports Feature – Interview With Kevin Harlan – Pat Strathman
  • Sports Play by Play – Tabor vs Southwestern KCAC Basketball – James Westling

Second Place

  • Complete Sportscast – KSAL Sports – Pat Strathman
  • Sports Feature – Sound Off Featuring Hayden Basketball – Pat Strathman
  • Sports Play by Play – KCAC Men’s Basketball Championship York vs Southwestern – Jeremy Bohn / Pat Strathman
  • Complete Severe Weather Coverage – October Tornado – KSAL Severe Weather Team

Honorable Mention

  • Sports Feature – Clair Oleen Retirement – James Westling
  • News Feature – Team Maddie Pedals Into Salina – Todd Pittenger

 

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