Rowan Radio Wins Three Garden State Journalists Association Awards


Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM will be recognized in May by the Garden State Journalists Association after winning three awards in the organization’s annual competition.

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Rowan Radio Wins Two In BEA’s 2015 Festival Of Media Arts Competition


Melissa Friend & Christian Oberly at the 2014 WGLS-FM Banquet.

Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM earned a pair of awards in the Festival of Media Arts competition presented by Broadcast Education Association.

The Rowan Report, an hour-long news program centered on local, national, and world news, grabbed second-place recognition in the Best Newscast category for BEA’s Student News competition.

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Heroin High Wins First Place In CBI Awards Competition


Allie Volpe co-produced Heroin High with Joe Mineo and Robert Zettlemoyer.

“Heroin High,” a documentary about drug culture in South Jersey high schools, won first place in the Best Documentary category at the College Broadcasters Incorporated’s National Student Production Awards ceremony in San Antonio on Saturday.

Produced by Joe Mineo, Allie Volpe, and Robert Zettlemoyer, the documentary beat out finalist entries from the Savannah College of Art & Design, Columbia College, and The American University in Cairo.

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WGLS-FM Honored As Radio Station Of The Year Nominee


Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM received a national finalist nomination for Radio Station of the Year from College Media Association in the organization’s 2013 Pinnacle Awards competition.

The nominated entry spotlighted WGLS-FM’s reporting and community work at Harrison Township Day in Mullica Hill, NJ last May; a feature on a woman’s journey from Tokyo to Delaware to see entertainer Ted Neeley; and Heroin High, a documentary focusing on the drug culture in South Jersey high schools.

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Heroin High Earns National Finalist Honor In CBI Awards

alliejoe1Heroin High, a documentary about drug culture in South Jersey high schools, was nominated as a finalist in the College Broadcasters Incorporated Student Production Awards competition on Thursday.

The program earned national finalist recognition in the Best Documentary category of CBI’s annual student awards competition.

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Allie Volpe Named Finalist In CBI Best DJ Competition

Allie3Allie Volpe, former host of “The Indie Fix,” was named one of four national finalists in the Best DJ competition by College Broadcasters Incorporated on Wednesday.

Volpe, formerly WGLS-FM Operations Manager and a Rowan University graduate last May, was recognized in the 2013 CBI Student Production Awards for her work on “The Indie Fix.”

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Rowan Radio Receives Two Awards From Philadelphia Press Association


Matt Kazin, Allie Volpe, and Joe Mineo.

The Philadelphia Press Association honored Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM with two awards in the organization’s annual competition.

Joe Mineo, Allie Volpe, and Matt Kazin received second place in the Radio Public Service category for their work with Music & Memory, an organization dedicated to using music to improve the quality of life for the elderly.

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