WMUK Wins Five MAB Awards For Public Radio

Mar 12, 2015

WMUK engineer Martin Klemm takes an award for WMUK at the MAB Awards ceremony
Credit Gordon Bolar
Credit Gordon Evans

WMUK took home five Michigan Association of Broadcasters' Broadcast Excellence Awards for public radio stations. The station also received three merit awards.

Here are our winning entries for Best In Category:

Some of our award-winning staff members. From left to right: Keith Hall, Martin Klemm, Sehvilla Mann, Gordon Evans, and Earlene McMichael
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

 Best Hard News Story - "In Kalamazoo, Many Rentals, Few Inspectors" by Sehvilla Mann.

Best Public Affairs Program - "WestSouthwest: Black Infant Mortality/Iraq Oil Report" by Earlene McMichael and Gordon Evans

Best News Series - El Sol Elementary, Biliteracy series by Sehvilla Mann

Best Music Programming - Jazz Currents: Drummer Carl Allen pt.1 by Keith Hall and Martin Klemm

Best Promo - Let's Hear It Promo: Jeremy Siskind by Cara Lieurance

Here are our entries that received Merit awards for their category:

Kalamazoo's Police "Trust Gap" series by Chris Killian

"Beads Show Child Cancer Patients' Journey" by Rebecca Thiele

"WestSouthwest: Women at the Beginning of the Computer Age" by Gordon Evans