Archive for Saturday, April 7, 2007

KJHK wins broadcasting awards

April 7, 2007


KJHK Radio, a student-run station serving Kansas University, was presented with five awards at the annual Kansas Association of Broadcasters awards ceremony Monday in Wichita.

The KAB awards recognized outstanding student efforts in radio, television and Internet broadcasting. There were a total 138 radio entries during this year's ceremony, with a total of 32 winners. The award winners from KJHK:

¢ First place, 60-second Station Promotion, "Hip Hop Hyp," Laura Watkins and Jason Agron.

¢ First place, Entertainment Program, "The Sporting Life," Rustin Dodd, Blake Cripps, Ryan Elder

¢ Second place, Entertainment Program, "The Panel, Episode 11.09.06," Annie Harrigan, Ian Hrabe, Joe Noh

¢ Second place, Documentary, "DBR," Annie Harrigan

¢ Honorable Mention, Sports Play-by-Play, "KU vs. K-State Men's Basketball," Bryan Cisler, Rustin Dodd

"With so many entries, this year was very competitive," said Tom Johnson, KJHK general manager and adviser. "Our students made a great showing, and all of them should be proud of their accomplishments."

KJHK, a public radio station, has been broadcasting from the KU campus in Lawrence since 1975. It is a division of the KU Memorial Unions, which reports to the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Success.


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