The Kansas Association of Broadcasters named KMUW 89.1 FM the large market radio station of the year for the fourth year in a row.
KMUW earned a total of 11 awards in the contest, which includes both commercial and public broadcasters. The awards will be handed out at a banquet Monday during the KAB's annual conference in Manhattan.
Here is a full list of awards for KMUW:
Large Market Station of the Year
- Public Affairs Program: Volunteer Teachers Help Refugees Learn English As They Rebuild Lives In Wichita, by Nadya Faulx
- Hard News Feature: Then And Now: The Summer Of Justice, by Aileen LeBlanc and Carla Eckels
- News Feature: Sedgwick County Takes Integrated Approach To Mental Health Crisis Intervention, by Deborah Shaar
- Editorial/Commentary: The Times They Are A-Freaking Me Out, by Richard Crowson
- Public Service Announcement: Newman Basketball Coach and Wife Recount His Struggle With Depression--And His Return To 'Normal', by Carla Eckels
- Public Affairs Program: Newman Basketball Coach and Wife Recount His Struggle With Depression--And His Return To 'Normal', by Carla Eckels
- Sports Feature: 'A Sea Of Orange': Wichita Wings Superfans Recount Team's Glory In New Book, by Abigail Beckman
- Hard News Feature: 'He Was Just Wandering Off': Living With One Of Alzheimer's Most Dangerous Side Effects, by Carla Eckels
- Station Website: KMUW.org
- Public Service Announcement