WGN Radio named Chicago Market Station of the Year by Illinois Broadcasters Association

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Six other station awards include best radio series/documentary and best personality

WGN Radio received top accolades at the 2016 Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA) Silver Dome Awards, held June 15 in Champaign. For the ninth year in a row, the IBA recognized WGN Radio as the Chicago Market Station of the Year at its annual best-in-state awards ceremony.

“We’re truly grateful for this honor, because it recognizes the culture of collaboration in our hallways, newsroom and studios,” said Todd Manley, WGN Radio Vice President of Programming & Content. “It is our great fortune to work for a company that is committed to live and local engagement 24/7.”

Besides Station of the Year, WGN Radio earned first place in six categories:

The radio station competition is divided into three market classifications depending on size and out-of-state broadcasters do the judging for the Illinois competition. The IBA is the leading advocate for the broadcast industry in Illinois.

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