Awards

Truscott, Rossman, Elkins, David with award in front of OTR set.
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Truscott Rossman was recently recognized by WKAR and Michigan State University for its long-time, continuous philanthropic support of MSU.

A fire chief who died after he was struck by a vehicle in southwestern Michigan last month is being honored by his fellow chiefs.

Rob and Tim with emmys
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WKAR Public Media staff, associates, and their colleagues in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University were honored with five wins at the 2017 Regional Emmy® Awards on Saturday, June 10, at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit.

Young journalists who wrote about economic despair in Appalachia, covered mass killings in Syria and put a human face on immigration policy have been named winners of Livingston Awards.

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The WKAR News staff won several awards from the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors. 

Group portrait on stage
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BackStage Pass, Faces of Flint, Flint news coverage among Best in Category winners

on stage accepting the award
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WKAR's Susi Elkins and Mike Mihalus honored with Michigan Emmy® award for Children's Program.

Close Up of Emmy statue
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7p Sat. Jun. 18 Live from MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater | WKAR and MSU are nominated for a total of 18 awards. WATCH LIVE HERE

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The 38th annual Emmy® nominees have been announced by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Michigan, and both WKAR and Michigan State University (MSU) have received nominations.

Group posing with awards
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For the fifth consecutive year, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters has named WKAR as Public TV Station of the Year.  Across WKAR-TV and WKAR-FM 90.5, the stations also earned ten Best in Category awards and six Merit awards at the Broadcast Excellence Awards 2015 ceremony May 3, 2016, in Lansing, Mich.

El Chayo Cervantes receives Reyes media award

Dec 31, 2015
portrait: El Chayo Cervantes
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Radio host El Chayo Cervantes has received the Domingo "Nick" Reyes Latina/o Workers Media Award. The award was announced in August 2015 by the Latina/o Workers Leadership Institute at the University of Michigan at Dearborn, and is intended to stimulate news coverage of issues and concerns related to the working Latino class.

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WKAR-TV at Michigan State University received two awards from the National Educational Telecommunications Association.

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WKAR-FM at Michigan State in East Lansing, MI, was recently named Noncommercial Station of the Year by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). The awards were announced October 1 at the 26th annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show held in Atlanta, Georgia.

WKAR Named Public TV Station of the Year

Mar 13, 2015
2014 MAB Group
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For the fourth year in a row, WKAR has been named Public TV Station of the Year – the top honor awarded by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) for TV programming.

WKAR and Silver Bells Win Emmy Award

Jun 26, 2014
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WKAR recently took home a regional EMMY Award for outstanding achievement in television, presented by the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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