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Group posing with awards
w.r. richards / WKAR-MSU

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.

EAST LANSING, MI; MAY 1, 2016 -- In a QuizBusters championship series of games seen on WKAR TV over the weekend [Saturday, 4/30/16], the Okemos Chieftains defeated the Hillsdale Academy Colts to take home the title of QuizBusters Grand Champion for 2016.

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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