WISCONSIN BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION'S SMALL MARKET

STATION OF THE YEAR - FIVE YEARS IN A ROW

AND YEARS AND YEARS OF OTHER AWARDS....

Over the years, Lake 961 has been recognized by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for excellence in broadcasting.

Our annual entries, including commercials, station imaging, and programs aired on the station, have been judged by our peers

in four other states for production quality, entertainment value, and editing.

We strive to bring the best listening experience to our audience!

 

YEAR PLACE
CATEGORY
2014 1 BEST SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY IMPACT: Feeding Walworth County
1 BEST SPORTS COVERAGE: Sports Jam
1 BEST ORIGINAL FEATURE: What's Up Walworth County?
2 BEST RADIO SHOW: The Melissa Jordan Show
2 BEST MORNING SHOW: Michaels in the Morning
2 BEST CLIENT EVENT PROMO: Spank! Bus
2 BEST PSA: Venetian Fest
2 BEST PERSONALITY, SOCIAL & DIGITAL MEDIA: Melissa Jordan
2 BEST HUMOROUS COMMERCIAL: Bill's Tree Service "Out on a Limb"
2 BEST COMMERCIAL: Dog Harbor "Shake It Off"
2 BEST LIVE ON-SITE REMOTE: Walworth County Fair
2 BEST USE OF AUDIO (NON-NEWS): Take Us With You
2 BEST STATION PROMO: From This to This
2 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Fall Summer Fight
3 BEST SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY IMPACT: Kids Day Out
3 BEST HUMOROUS COMMERCIAL: Peck & Weis "Make You Wait"
     
2013 1 BEST RADIO SHOW 9AM-5AM:  The Melissa Jordan Show
1 BEST STATION EVENT PROMO:  Win a Wedding
1 BEST ORIGINAL FEATURE:  Lake Geneva Minute
1 BEST LIVE ON-SITE BROADCAST REMOTE:  Live at WalCo Fair
1 BEST INTERVIEW: Singer Gayla Peevy
1 BEST SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY IMPACT:  Feeding Walworth County
1 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  Holiday Montage
1 BEST COMMERCIAL:  Cruise In - Big Game
2 BEST STATION PROMO: When Do I Listen to Lake 961?
2 BEST MORNING SHOW:  LifeMatters ...with Dave & Nancy
2 BEST USE OF AUDIO:  Ryan Braun Music Suspension
2 BEST INTERVIEW: Packer LeRoy Butler
2 BEST SPECIALTY PROGRAMMING:  Venetian Fest Fireworks
2 BEST PSA:  AVERYDay YouthAct!
2 MOST ENTERTAINING CLIENT-RECORDED COMMERCIAL:  Reel Life TV - Man Overboard
3 BEST RADIO SHOW 9AM-5AM:  Middays with Mandy James
3 BEST SPORTS COVERAGE:  Sports Jam - 4 on 4
3 BEST ORIGINAL FEATURE:  Win a Wedding
     
2012
1 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
1 BEST STATION MUSICAL PROMO
1 BEST ANNUAL SPECIAL AWARD CATEGORY
1 BEST LIVE ON-SITE BROADCAST REMOTE
1 BEST RADIO SHOW 9AM-5AM
1 MOST ENTERTAINING CLIENT-RECORDED COMMERCIAL
1 BEST MORNING SHOW 5A-9A
2 BEST STATION EVENT PROMO
2 BEST CLIENT EVENT PROMO
2 BEST ARTIST INTERVIEW
2 BEST STATION MUSICAL PROMO
2 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
2 BEST ORIGINAL FEATURE
3 BEST RADIO SHOW 9AM-5AM
3 BEST LIVE ON-SITE BROADCAST REMOTE
3 SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY IMPACT
     
2011 1 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
1 BEST USE OF AUDIO - NON NEWS
1 BEST MORNING SHOW 5A-9A
1 BEST ANNUAL SPECIAL AWARD CATEGORY
1 BEST INFORMATION BLOCK
1 BEST RADIO SHOW 9AM-5AM
1 MOST ENTERTAINING CLIENT-RECORDED COMMERCIAL
1 BEST ORIGINAL FEATURE
2 BEST USE OF AUDIO - NON NEWS
3 BEST STATION MUSICAL PROMO
3 BEST HUMOROUS COMMERCIAL
3 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
3 BEST INFORMATION BLOCK
     
2010 1 BEST SPECIALTY PROGRAMMING
1 BEST MORNING SHOW 5A-9A
1 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
1 BEST USE OF AUDIO - NON NEWS
1 BEST PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
1 BEST CLIENT EVENT PROMO
1 BEST INFORMATION BLOCK
2 BEST HUMOUROUS COMMERCIALS
2 BEST STATION MUSICAL PROMO
2 BEST RADIO SHOW 9A-5A
3 BEST ORIGINAL FEATURE
3 BEST USE OF AUDIO - NON NEWS
3 BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
3 BEST CLIENT EVENT PROMO
     
2009  2 BEST SPORTSCAST OR REPORT
2 BEST FEATURE
2 BEST SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY IMPACT
3 BEST MORNING SHOW 5A-9A
3 BEST FEATURE
     
2008 2 HUMOUROUS COMMERCIAL OR PSA
2 BEST RADIO SHOW 9A-5A
3 BEST NEW MEDIA WEBSITE
3 BEST NON-HUMOROUS COMMERCIAL
     
2006 MERIT BEST COMMUNITY AFFAIRS ACTIVITY
MERIT BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
MERIT BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
MERIT BEST PROMOTIONAL ANNOUCEMENT
     
2005 1 BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
MERIT BEST COMMUNITY AFFAIRS ACTIVITY
     
2003 1 BEST COMMUNITY AFFAIRS ACTIVITY
1 BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY 
MERIT BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY 
MERIT BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
MERIT BEST COMMUNITY AFFAIRS ACTIVITY
     
2002 1 BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
1 BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY 
MERIT BEST SPORTS REPORTING
MERIT BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY 
MERIT BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
     
2001 1 BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY 
MERIT BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
     
2000 1 BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY 
     
1999 MERIT BEST SPOT NEWS STORY
     
1997 1 BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
     
1996 1 BEST COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT