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Michigan Radio Recognized as Public Radio Station of the Year

May 4, 2016

Michigan Radio has been recognized as Public Radio Station of the Year according to the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. The recognition was announced Tuesday evening at the MAB’s annual Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference in Lansing.

In addition to Station of the Year, Michigan Radio also received seven first place “Best in Category” awards and six Merit awards in recognition of the station’s hard news and feature reporting, news series and newscast, in addition to other categories. Michigan Radio's innovative journalism project “MI Curious” was honored for Best Special Interest & Cultural Affairs program, and the station was recognized in the New Media category for its website and use of social media.

Michigan Radio received MAB awards in the following categories:

Station awards

  • Station of the Year (Group 2)

 

First Place- Best in Category

Merit Awards

The Broadcast Excellence Awards program recognizes outstanding achievement in broadcasting by commercial and public television and radio stations in Michigan each year. All 2015 entries aired between January 1 and December 31, 2015. Michigan Radio competes in Group 2 of the Public Radio Broadcast Excellence Award Divisions, which is for stations with more than $2 million budget.

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