Awards 2020 – Major Market Radio


Awards of Excellence

CategoryTitle of EntryStation / City
Best Public Service AnnouncementRETRO 102.5 – Realities For Children Blue Christmas, Dave Jensen, J BKTRR-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Community Service Campaign
(multiple winners)
ST. JUDE CAMPAIGN, Shawn PatrickKCCY-FM / Colorado Springs
El Show de los Ninos con Rafa SiglerKVAM-AM / Loveland
Best Station Sponsored Community EventTaste Of Fort Collins, Shelby Taylor-Thorn, Evan HarrisonKMAX-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Public Affairs ProgramSoCo Focus, Jiana NortonKCCY-FM / Colorado Springs
Best News Feature, Report or SeriesBeer That Gets You High Has Arrived, And It’s Just The BeginningKUNC-FM / Northern Colorado
Best News Coverage of a Single EventWestern Water Managers Bet On Cloud Seeding, Despite Gaps In ScienceKUNC-FM / Northern Colorado
Best On-Air Contest for a StationNew Country 99.1-U Say, We Pay, Brad HansenKUAD-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Station Imaging CampaignKBPI ImagingKBPI-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Station Promotion/Marketing CampaignKISS FM’s Bottomless Summer, Big RobKSME-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Morning ShowWoody & Bobby – Peak FM MorningsKKPK-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Midday Show
(multiple winners)
RETRO 102.5 – Kama McDonaldKTRR-FM / Northern Colorado
LaJefa Midday Show – La MazaKGJX-HD2 / Grand Junction
Best Afternoon ShowShawn PatrickKCCY-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Evening ShowMac At NightKSME-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Station PersonalityWoody & Bobby – Peak FM MorningsKKPK-FM / Colorado Springs
Best News/Talk Show Host or TeamThe Hull Show, Brady Hull, Cole PetersenKFKA-AM / Greeley
Best Sports Coverage by an Individual or TeamMike Bobo Firing at Colorado StateKCOL-AM / Fort Collins
Best Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program
(multiple winners)
94.3 THE X – X-POSED, Shelby Taylor-Thorn, Emily MashakKMAX-FM / Northern Colorado
El Show de AndresKVAM-AM / Loveland
Best Radio Commercial for an AdvertiserColorado Springs Oktoberfest Dachshund Dash, Benny Bash, Jacqueline SidleKBPL-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Sales Campaign for an AdvertiserGrande Valentines Giveaway, Marty VKSME-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Sales Event or Live Remote BroadcastKISS FM’s Boo Ball at the Drunken Monkey, Big RobKSME-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Use of Digital/Social MediaKev’s Move of The Day, Kevin Cano, Deanna McGroneKKLI-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Station Websitewww.newcountry991.com, Brad Hansen, Jacob Laxen, Matt SparxKUAD-FM / Fort Collins
Best Radio PodcastThe Worst Damn Sports Show PeriodKBPI-FM / Fort Collins


Certificates of Merit

CategoryTitle of EntryStation / City
Best Public Service AnnouncementHBA Cares Benefit, Shawn PatrickKCCY-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Community Service CampaignNEW COUNTRY 99.1 – Teacher Tuesday, Brad Hansen, Michael Mason, Jordan SotoKUAD-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Station Sponsored Community EventAcoustic Christmas, Shawn PatrickKCCY-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Public Affairs ProgramThe Flipside, Michael SpearnakKRFC-FM / Fort Collins
Best News Feature, Report or SeriesWhen A Soldier Dies, The Troops Who Served With Them Mourn, TooKUNC-FM / Northern Colorado
Best News Coverage of a Single EventCO Springs Mayor’s Annual State Of The City Address Disrupted By Demonstrators, Abigail BeckmanKRCC-FM / Colorado Springs
Best On-Air Contest for a Station107.9 KBPI Birthday BashKBPI-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Station Imaging Campaign107.9 KBPI SOUTH, Jason McCollimKBPL-FM / Pueblo
Best Station Promotion/Marketing CampaignMaytallica WeekendKBPI-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Morning ShowThe Jason and Benny Show, Benny BashKBPL-FM / Pueblo
Best Midday Show
(multiple winners)
Nash Middays with Dallace JadeKATC-FM / Colorado Springs
El Show de La Chica LunaticaKVAM-AM / Loveland
Best Afternoon ShowLaura HallKVUU-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Evening ShowDallace Jade – Magic FM EveningsKKMG-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Station PersonalityShawn PatrickKCCY-FM / Colorado Springs
Best News/Talk Show Host or TeamMornings With Gail FallenKFKA-AM / Greeley
Best Sports Coverage by an Individual or TeamUNC Bears on 1310 KFKA, Troy Coverdale, Aaron RathKFKA-AM / Greeley
Best Regularly Scheduled Entertainment ProgramLive @ Lunch, David VacekKRFC-FM / Fort Collins
Best Radio Commercial for an AdvertiserSolar Roast Coffee, Kevin LockhartKVUU-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Sales Campaign for an AdvertiserBack 2 School with Xfinity, Deanna, MacKSME-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Sales Event or Live Remote BroadcastBoo BashKSME-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Use of Digital/Social MediaLindsey’s List, Lindsey MarieKVUU-FM / Colorado Springs
Best Station Websitewww.943thex.com, Jacob Laxen, Shelby Taylor-ThornKMAX-FM / Northern Colorado
Best Radio PodcastBash That Book, Benny BashKBPL-FM / Pueblo