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760 WJR Named 2021 “Commercial Radio Station of the Year”

DETROIT, March 11, 2022 ~ The Michigan Association of Broadcasters has named 760 WJRCommercial Radio Station of the Year” for the 18th time since 2000.

Additionally, 760 WJR received 16 other awards, including nine “Best Awards,” as well as seven “Merit Awards.” Received awards and the associated shows / features are as follows:

2021 Best Awards:

  • Commercial ~ “Great Lakes Post
  • Community Involvement ~ “WJR Community Involvement
  • Feature / Use of Medium ~ “Veteran’s Day Conversation: Guy Stern – 99 Year Old WWII Vet
  • Investigative Story ~ “Oakland County Human Trafficking
  • Mini-Documentary or Series ~ “Attack In Afghanistan – Anatomy Of A 24 Hour News Cycle
  • Morning Show Broadcast Personality or Team ~ “The Paul W. Smith Show
  • Play-By-Play Sports ~ “Detroit Lions Play by Play
  • Special Show Broadcast Personality or Team ~ “WJR Presents: War of the Worlds
  • Sports ~ “Miki Tirico on The Sports Book

2021 Merit Awards:

  • Breaking News Story ~ “Oxford High School Shooting
  • Feature / Use of Medium ~ “Chief Joseph Pfeifer: Ordinary Heroes: A Memoir of 9/11
  • Marketing Materials & Promos ~ “MSU Football vs Michigan
  • Mini-Documentary or Series ~ “Lloyd Jackson National Apprenticeship Week
  • Special Show Broadcast Personality or Team ~ “WJR Presents: A Christmas Carol
  • Use of New Media (All Encompassing) ~ “TheGreatVoice.com Podcast Page
  • Use of New Media (Single Project) ~ “WJR Presents: Top Stories of 2021



Thank you Detroit!

$2,064,269 raised during the SAY Detroit Radiothon … our biggest fundraising year EVER!

Thank you for helping to build better days in Detroit! See the official grand total announcement here!