The organizers of the annual World College Radio Day event are announcing their 2021 Spirit of College Radio Awards winners.
The Spirit of College Radio Awards are presented by the College Radio Foundation in recognition of truly outstanding and spirited efforts made by college radio stations on World College Radio Day, which happened on October 1st this year. The theme for this year’s WCRD event was “In Tough Times, We Thrive.”
Stations are voted for by the team that organizes World College Radio Day, who seek to shine a spotlight on college radio stations that not only go above and beyond to celebrate the annual WCRD event but also embody the passion and mission of college radio.
Of the over 600 stations that participate, only ten stations are chosen. This year the following stations were selected to be recognized with this award:
Aggie Radio 92.3 KBLU LP Logan – Utah State University (USA)
RADIO-E – Universidad de Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
The Revolution, Rev 89 – Colorado State University- Pueblo (USA)
UPFM – University of Patras Radio (Greece)
UST Tiger Radio – University of Santo Tomas (Philippines)
WKNC 88.1 HD-1/HD-2 – North Carolina State University (USA)
WLMC Landmark College Radio – Landmark College (USA)
WMSC 90.3 FM – Montclair State University (USA)
WOLF Radio – University of West Georgia (USA)
WWSU 106.9 FM – Wright State University (USA)
Commenting on the winners, Rob Quicke, Founder of College Radio Day, said: “Every day is a day to celebrate college radio, but these stations took it to the next level! These stations are to be congratulated for doing brilliant work in the most challenging of circumstances.”
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The College Radio Foundation (CRF) celebrates and recognizes all forms of student radio (online, cable, carrier current, FM, and AM) as equals. The CRF’s mission is to support the activities and continuing operations of all college radio stations. As a registered 501(c)(3) public charity, the CRF raises funds through sponsorship of events such as College Radio Day. This money is then put directly back into the hands of college radio stations in the form of grants, known as The College Radio Fund Station Grant Program.