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|WGIL Wins IBA "Station of the Year", Other Awards
|Galesburg Broadcasting Company won a number of awards Wednesday night at the Illinois Broadcasters Association "Silver Dome Awards" Dinner in East Peoria.
WGIL won "Station of the Year" in the small market division. News Director Will Stevenson won in the Best Reporter category, and WGIL's Silver Streaks Boys Basketball Team of Mike Perry and Jim Lee won for Best Play-by-Play.
Station Winners Include:
Best Commercial Category
3rd Place - Chris Postin - Bates Collision Center - WAAG
2nd Place - Bob O'Connor - Prairie Players - WKAY
1st Place - Pat Curtis and Eric Hanson - Royal Cleaning - WKAY
Best Humorous Commercial Category
1st Place - Pat Curtis and Eric Hanson - JB&D Siding & Windows - WAAG
Best Public Affairs Program
2nd Place - Terry Cavanaugh - Sunday Magazine - WKAY
1st Place - Mike Perry and Jim Lee - WGIL Silver Streaks Basketball
Best Live Coverage of an Event
3rd Place - Will Stevenson, Terry Cavanaugh, Jim Lee, Mike Perry, Dominic Fortini, and Roger Lundeen - WGIL 2008 General Election
3rd Place - Will Stevenson and Mike Perry - WGIL News 8/15/08
1st Place - Terry Cavanaugh - United Way - WGIL
3rd Place - Chris LaGrow - www.wgil.com
1st Place - Will Stevenson - WGIL
Best Radio Personality
2nd Place - Chris McIntyre - WKAY
Small Market Station of the Year
1st Place - WGIL
A number of Galesburg Broadcasting staff members accepted awards Wednesday night.
FRONT ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Roger Lundeen, General Manager; Dominic Fortini, News Reporter; Mandy Anderson, Creative Services Director; Samantha Kaye, FM 95 Afternoon Personality; Will Stevenson, News Director; Jim Lee, WGIL Program Director. BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: Eric Hanson, FM 95 Mornings; Chris LaGrow, Webmaster and 92.7 The Laser Afternoon Personality; Bob O'Conner, 105.3 KFM Afternoon Personality; Chris Postin, Sales Manager.
|06 18 09 by Newsroom
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