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B107.3 Gina & Joe’s Graduation Celebration

With graduation ceremonies cancelled or postponed across the country, B107.3’s Gina and Joe decided to have their own celebration. Gina and Joe’s Graduation Commencement Celebration 2020 for high school seniors took place Friday, May 22 from 6-9 a.m., with the entire ceremony streamed on Facebook Live. Gina and Joe solicited names from parents and read…Continue Reading

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Wausau/Stevens Point Market Receives Awards

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association announced Awards for Excellence during a three-day online event. Wausau/Stevens Point had a number of firsts for the market by placing in the Online Personality and Original Digital Content categories! All of the stations placed in the top 3 in at least one category. Best Online Personality 1st place to WYTE for…Continue Reading

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Omaha Hosts Virtual Radiothon for St. Jude’s

  Due to COVID-19, Omaha’s annual St. Jude Radiothon, usually held in April, was rescheduled for the week of May 11-15, and moved to a virtual radiothon. Sweet 98.5, Power 106.9, 101.9 The Keg, 1620 The Zone, La Nueva 99.5-FM/1020-AM and News Talk 1290 KOIL combined to raise $24,835 for kids fighting cancer at St.…Continue Reading

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KLIN’s Jack Mitchell’s Walk of Shame

Nearly a decade ago, in early April, KLIN’s Jack Mitchell boldly proclaimed to his radio co-host Dave Miller winter was over. Dave told Jack to put his money where his mouth was. For whatever reason, Jack upped the ante by saying if any day until the end of summer had a high temperature of 60…Continue Reading

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Y106.5 Takeover Concert

  Y106.5 held its first Facebook Takeover Concert with Derek Jones on May 2. Big Red held a “virtual” live concert from the backyard! This was a great opportunity to reach people longing for a live show as well as reach an audience we normally wouldn’t get to reach. Take a Listen Back to the…Continue Reading

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Big Cheese Morning Show with Trav Receives Award

    Wisconsin Broadcasters Association named WBVC-FM in Wausau/Stevens Point’s “The Big Cheese Morning Show with Trav – Bye Bye Emily Skye” as Medium Market Music Best Morning Radio Show. Congratulations Trav! Listen to Bye Bye Emily Skye Back to the NRG News PageContinue Reading

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NRG Media in Omaha Tackles The “New Normal”

Once again, 1620 The Zone is featured in Barrett Sports Media for its efforts and contributions to the community during the Coronavirus pandemic with Great Local Radio. As mentioned in the article, the local sports radio station has become, “…place to escape the realities of what’s happening around all of us. If only for a…Continue Reading

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WCMY-AM in Ottawa, IL Receives First Place Award

During the recent “virtual” Spring Convention of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association/Associated Press annual competition, WCMY-AM received a 1st Place Award for “Best Spot News Reporting – Downstate Radio” for the work of News Director Rick Koshko and Reporter/Anchor Ethan Kruger. On July 30, 2019 during the Noon Hour, Ethan reported live from the scene…Continue Reading

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NRG Media Serving Listeners During Current Crisis

Mary Quass, NRG Media CEO offers her reflections on how NRG Media is serving listeners during the current crisis and how the new normal will be different tomorrow in interviews with All Access and Radio Ink. Read All Access’ Article Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti interviews NRG CEO Mary Quass with Mary offering her reflections…Continue Reading

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Our People are Our Brand – We Really are in This Together

Back in early March, during a weekly market manager call, we discussed the plan to protect our people as we started to face the unprecedented impact COVID-19 would have on our communities, our business and our company. Our course of action was never in question – NRG Media would stand by its team. We would…Continue Reading