The Kansas Association of Broadcasters has announced the 2017 KAB Award Winners for Excellence in Radio Broadcasting for the past year.
KD Country 94 in Glen Elder/Beloit, KS has won SEVEN awards in the small market radio station category including two 1st place awards in a variety of categories.
KD Country 94 took home 1st Place in two different categories:
- Complete Sportscast: 1st Place: KD Country 94 Sports by Dusty Deines
- Public Affairs Program: 1st Place: Community Matters with Senator Jerry Moran by Chad Hallack
KD Country 94 also received five other awards:
- Editorial/Commentary: 2nd Place: That Will Never Work by Wade Gerstner
- Complete Newscast: Honorable Mention: KD Country 94 News by Chad Hallack
- Sports Play-By-Play: Honorable Mention: 8-Man Division II All Star Game by Dusty Deines, Wade Gerstner, & Chad Hallack
- Special Program: Honorable Mention: The Football Express by Wade Gerstner, Dusty Deines, Todd Clover
- Spot News: Honorable Mention: Jewell County Earthquakes by Chad Hallack
General Manager Wade Gerstner commented, “I’m very proud of our staff as they work extremely hard to provide high quality content to our listeners, whether it be local news, local sports, local weather coverage, local radio commercials, or our local website. We would like to thank our listeners and advertisers who make all of this possible. We will continue to strive to provide the best coverage our area deserves.”
The Kansas Association of Broadcasters will hold their annual convention in Manhattan in October, where station personnel receive their awards.