KAB Announces Stations of the Year

The Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) has announced winners in its annual awards for broadcasting excellence. A television station in each of four competition groups and radio stations in three competition groups will receive “Station of the Year” awards during KAB's Awards Banquet October 22, in Wichita.

Stations of the Year are: small market radio – KHYM FM, Meade; medium market radio – KANU FM, Lawrence; large market radio – WIBW AM, Topeka; non-metro television – KCNC TV, Great Bend; medium market television – WIBW TV, Topeka; large market television – KWCH TV, Wichita; and major market television – KCTV TV, Kansas City.

The “Station of the Year” designation is based on points accumulated for winning a first, second, or honorable mention in a category. Categories in the competition include commercial production, public service and station promotion announcements; public affairs programming; news and sportscasts; news features; in-depth reporting; play-by-play; DJ personality; editorial/commentary; and website.

For a list of the individual winners go to http://kab.net/KABAwards/BroadcastAwards/. (scroll down to 2013 Station Awards)

Members of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, on behalf of the KAB, judged the 593 entries on content, performance, and technical production.

The KAB is a statewide trade association serving a membership of free-over-the-air radio and television broadcast stations. #

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