WGLS-FM wins three Garden State Journalists Awards

The Garden State Journalists Association has awarded three honors to programs produced by Rowan Radio staff members in its 2012 regional competition.

Rowan vs. Richard Stockton won second place in the Sports Radio category. Rob Cunningham provided play-by-play coverage for the winning entry; Rowan University’s dramatic win over Richard Stockton last fall in the New Jersey Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament.

Talk show Studio 89.7 won third place in the Talk Radio category. The winning episode featured an interview with host Paul Perrello and his guest, legendary Philadelphia broadcaster Jerry Blavat. The duo discussed Blavat’s broadcasting career and his rise to popularity.

Smoking: Unfiltered won third place in the Radio Feature category. Produced by Christina Maxwell & Phil Blandino, the program focused on how nicotine addiction impacts college students and state government involvement with on-campus smoking policies. The 30-minute documentary was made in conjunction with WGLS-FM Assistant Station Manager Derek Jones’s Radio Production class.

The GSJA awards dinner will be held on May 24, 2012 at The Chart House in Weehawken.

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