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College Radio Station Nominated for National Awards

DATE: 11-02-2012

Cayuga Community College’s student-run radio station, WDWN-FM, was nominated for two 2012 CMJ National College Radio Awards. WDWN was a nominee in the category for Most Creative Programming. Jeff Szczesniak, the station advisor, has been nominated for Best Taste in Music.

Szczesniak, a Cayuga alumnus with degrees in both Audio and Radio Production and Radio and Television Broadcasting, has worked with College radio station since 2005. He is very excited about the nomination, the first national award nomination in the station’s history. “I feel very honored to be nominated for these awards,” he said. “To be nominated by your peers in your work field means you’re doing something right and that is a good feeling.”

WDWN began broadcasting on October 31, 1971. The College Telcom department, within the School of Media and the Arts, has been nationally recognized for some time, and these nominations bring the same recognition to the WDWN team.

CMJ is a trade publication serving non-commercial and college radio stations nationwide. The CMJ Music Marathon is a series of concerts, lectures, panel discussions and other events, which occurred in in New York City.

Listen to WDWN-FM Win 89.1 FM in Auburn and 97.7 FM in Fulton.