Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM received three honors in the 19th Annual Communicator Awards presented by The International Academy of Visual Arts.
The Indie 50, a countdown of the top independent and alternative songs of 2012, won the Communicator Award of Excellence in the Programs category.
Hosted by Allie Volpe, the year-end program celebrated the best of independent and alternative rock music.
Heroin High, a documentary about the drug scene in the South Jersey high schools, grabbed a Communicator Award of Distinction in the Production category.
This is the second award for the 30-minute documentary produced by Joe Mineo, Volpe, and Robert Zettlemoyer in conjunction with WGLS-FM Interim Station Manager Derek Jones’ Radio Production class. The Garden State Journalists Association awarded Heroin High first place in its Best Radio Feature category last month.
Meanwhile, Mineo combined efforts with WGLS-FM Interim Assistant Station Manager Leo Kirschner to earn a Communicator Award of Distinction for their “End of the World” promo.
The tongue-in-cheek promotional piece about the Mayan calendar was recognized in the Production/Editing category.
The Communicator Awards is an annual international competition that salutes the best in marketing and communications.
Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM has won 225 regional and national awards since 1993.