News/Talk 760 WJR Named “Commercial Radio Station of the Year”

DETROIT, March 26, 2021 ~ The Michigan Association of Broadcasters has named News/Talk 760 WJRCommercial Radio Station of the Year” for the 17th time since 2000.

Additionally, 760 WJR received 17 other awards, including eight “Merit Awards,” as well as nine “Best Awards.”  Received awards and the associated shows / features are as follows:

2021 Best Awards:

  • Regularly Scheduled Broadcast Personality/Team – “The Guy Gordon Show
  • Sports – “Lions Pregame: Around the League
  • Special Show Broadcast Personality/Team – “War of the Worlds live stream event
  • Breaking News Story – Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson “Antrim County Audit
  • Continuing News Coverage – COVID-19 Replay
  • Feature Programming – WJR’s Virtual High School Graduation Ceremonies
  • Commercial Production — Noble Appliances Hartland
  • Use of New Media (All Encompassing) – WJR New Media Virtual Events Series
  • Use of New Media (Single Project) – “War of the Worlds” live stream event

2021 Merit Awards:

  • Breaking News Story – Breaking News 2020
  • Investigative News Story – Investigative News
  • Mini-documentary or Series – “Rethinking the Crown
  • Feature/Use of Medium – “Classic Garage Band
  • Commercial Production — Michigan PGA Turtle Creek
  • Sports Play by Play – Detroit Lions Broadcast
  • Use of New Media (Single Project) – WJR’s “Dinner & A Download
  • Community Involvement – Community Involvement

MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS | 2020 WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, BEST NEWSCAST, STATIONS OF THE YEAR
FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021