88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Awards

Radio Awards from Wisconsin Broadcasting Association

We care a lot about how we serve you, our audience, on the air and online and in the community. So, although we don’t want to come off as bragging, we are proud of the recognition we’ve received since we started in 2007.

Below is a list of radio awards from various organizations, including:

  • Wisconsin Broadcasting Association (WBA)
  • Milwaukee Press Club (MPC)
  • Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development (MANDI)
  • Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI)

We thank all of the following for honoring 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

 

2015

WBA – 2015 Social and Digital Media Operation of the Year

WBA – Best Use of Social Media

WBA – Best Personality – Tarik Moody

WBA – Best Radio Show, Rhythm Lab Radio with Tarik Moody, 1st Place

WBA – Best Radio Show, Afternoon Drive with Ken Sumka, 2nd Place

WBA – Original Feature, Downtown Library Rooftop Lion (Community Story by Nate Imig), 1st Place

WBA – Best Promotional Announcement, “Mr. Baby on the Request Line,” 1st Place

WBA – Best Specialty Programming, Sound Travels with Marcus Doucette, 2nd Place

WBA – Best Station Event Promo, 2015 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards, 2nd Place

WBA – Best Client Event Promo, Summerfest 2015, 2nd Place

WBA – Best Significant Community Impact, Radio Milwaukee Cultural Commons, 3rd Place

WBA – Best Public Service Announcement, Hispanic Professional of Great Milwaukee Toy Drive, 3rd Place

WBA – Best Use of Audio (non-news), Cowboy Kettle Corn (Community Story by Nate Imig), 3rd Place

WAMI – People’s Choice Southeast Quadrant, Best Radio Station

Shepherd Express – Best of Milwaukee,  Best Radio Station

Shepherd Express – Best of Milwaukee,  Best Local Radio Personality (Marcus Doucette)

2014

Milwaukee Business Journal – Eureka Award, Performing Arts & Media

Shepherd Express – Best of Milwaukee,  Best Radio Station

WAMI – People’s Choice Southeast Quadrant, Best Radio Station

MPC – Best Use of Audio Within a Report , GOLD- “Baseball League for Kids with Disabilities”

WBA – Best Radio Show (9am- 5pm), 1st Place- “Afternoons with Kallao”

WBA – Best Non-News Website (Music & Entertainment), 1st Place

WBA – Best Original Feature, 1st Place – “88Nine Community Story: Baseball League for Kids with Disabilities”

WBA – Best Special Web Project, 1st Place – “Field Report Interactive Timeline of Field Report Day”

WBA – Best Promotional Announcement, 1st Place – “Return of the Fall Membership Drive”

WBA – Best Significant Community Impact, 2nd Place – “Noche de Niños Toy Drive”

WBA – Best Original Feature, 2nd Place – “88Nine Community Story: Herman the Singing Corn Man”

WBA – Best Specialty Programming, 2nd Place – “Tracking Marigolden with Christopher Porterfield of Field Report”

WBA – Best Interview, 2nd Place – “In Studio: Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads”

WBA – Best Niche Website, 3rd Place – “Voting Guide”

American Institute of Architects Wisconsin – Merit Award

Milwaukee Business Journal- Real Estate Awards- Best Office Renovation

2013

WBA – Radio Station of the Year

WBA – Best Radio Show (9am- 5pm), 1st Place- “Afternoons with Kallao”

WBA – Best Specialty Programming, 1st Place- “A Special Evening with The Erotic Adventures of The Static Chicken”

WBA – Best Live On-Site Broadcast Remote, 1st Place- “Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zero’s Live at Discovery World”

WBA – Best Public Service Announcement, 1st Place- “Food Drive”

WBA – Best Use of Audio, 1st Place- “Remembering Dr. King”

WBA – Best Significant Community Impact, 2nd Place – “Radio Milwaukee Food Drive”

WBA – Best Use of Audio, 2nd Place- “Delivering the Goods”

WBA – Best Interview, 2nd Place- “Paul McCartney with Mark Keefe”

WBA – Best Use of Social Media, 3rd Place

WBA – Best Promotional Announcement, 3rd Place- “88Nine Listener Testimonials”

WAMI – People’s Choice Southeast Quadrant- Best Radio Station

Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee Award- Best Radio Station

2012

MPC – Best Web Design

Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee Award – Best Radio Station

WAMI – People’s Choice Southeast Quadrant- Best Radio Station

MANDI – Northern Trust Navigator Award Finalist- “Radio Milwaukee Neighborhood Project”

WBA – Best Artist Interview, 2nd Place- “Band of Horses Interview”

WBA – Best Radio Music Information Block, 2nd Place- “Radio Milwaukee Film Festival Insider”

WBA – Best New Multimedia Ad/ Promotional Campaign, 3rd Place- “Sound Bites Short Film”

WBA – Best New Media Innovation, 3rd Place- “88Nine iPhone/ Android App”

WBA – Best Original Feature, 3rd Place- “Overcoming Hearing Loss- A Mother and Daughter’s Bond”

2011

Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee Award- Best Radio Station

WAMI- Radio Station of the Year

WBA – Best New Media Innovation, 1st Place- “Location-Based Stories via Broadcast”

WBA – Best Specialty Programming, 1st Place- “Tremaine Hawthorne, Youth Leader at Gilda’s Club, Part2/Safe Streets, Healthy Kids Week 8

WBA – Best Information Block, 1st Place- “Milwaukee Film Festival Insider”

WBA – Best Use of Social Media, 2nd Place- “88Nine’s Facebook/ Twitter/ Other Social Networks”

WBA – Best Radio Show (9am- 5pm), 2nd Place- Rhythm Lab Radio

WBA – Best Artist Interview, 2nd Place- Studio Milwaukee: The Hold Steady

WBA – Best Original Feature, 2nd Place- “Louder Than a Bomb at Milwaukee Film Festival/ Make a Difference Week 7

WBA – New Media User-Generated Content, 2nd Place- “Milwaukee Remixed”

WBA – Best Use of Audio (non-news), 3rd Place- Milwaukee Film Festival Volunteers

WBA – Best Station Event Promo, 3rd Place- 88Nine’s Halloween Bash

2010

Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee Award- Best Radio Station

MPC – Best Documentary, Investigative or Public Affairs Story or Series, 1st Place- “The 88 Nine Radio Milwaukee Neighborhood”

MPC – Best Use of Audio within a Report- “How to Post with Jim Godsil”

WBA – Best Specialty Programming, 1st Place- “2010 Neighborhood Project”

WBA- Best Use of Audio in Radio News, 1st Place- “How to Post with Jim Godsil”

WBA – Best Specialty Programming in Radio Music Format, 1st Place- “Willy Porter Live at RadioMilwaukee Fall Fun Drive October 7, 2010”

WBA – Best Blog, 1st Place- “MKE to SXSW: 88Nine’s SXSW Coverage in Austin, TX”

MPC- Best Feature Story or Series, 2nd Place- “Momma Donna”

WBA – Best Promotional Announcement, 2nd Place- “Radio Reasons: RadioMilwaukee Testimonials”

WBA – Best Specialty Programming Radio Music Format, 2nd Place- “Nick Lowe Live at RadioMilwaukee Fall Fund Drive October 7, 2010”

WBA – Best Radio Show, 2nd Place- “Rhythm Lab Radio”

WBA – Best Station Event Promo, 2nd Place- “Radio Milwaukee 2010 Halloween Bash”

WBA – Signficant Impact Award, 2nd Place- “Meet the Need”

WBA – Best Use of Audio in Radio News, 2nd Place- “Making a Difference: Jackie and BJ at the Renaissance Fair”

WBA – Use of New Media, 2nd Place- “Archived Shows on Social Audio Platform Soundcloud”

WBA – Best Specialty Programming, 3rd Place- “Safe Streets; Healthy Kids Project”

2009

WAMI – Radio Station of the Year

WBA – Best Significant Community Impact, 1st Place- “Meet the Need”

WBA – Best Feature, 1st Place- “First Summer of the Rest of Your Life”

WBA – Best Non-News Website, 2nd Place- “www.radiomilwaukee.org”

WBA – Best New Media, 2nd Place- “Radio Milwaukee Soundboard Blog”

WBA – Best Radio Feature, 3rd Place- “First Summer of the Rest of Your Life”

2008

WAMI – Radio Station of the Year

Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee Award – Best Radio Station

2007

Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee Award – Best Radio Station