KCR College Radio, San Diego State’s premier student run radio station since 1969, has been nominated for several IBS Awards for Spring 2017. In total, KCR is eligible for 10 Golden Microphone Awards. The updated press release can be downloaded below.

KCR won Best Online Station at the Intercollegiate Broadcast System (IBS) Golden Microphone Awards for 2015. In addition, KCR was a finalist for the Abraham and Borst for Best College Radio Station Overall. Best Play-by-Play Other (Hockey) and Best Campus News were two other Golden Microphones won by KCR. [See full list below]. KCR also received three finalist awards for Best Play-by-Play Baseball, Best Promotions Director, and Best Production Designer.

KCR received its first IBS Golden Microphone for Best Play-by-Play Other (Hockey) in 2014 .

List of KCR Awards
1. Best Online Radio Station (National) – WON
2. Best Campus News- Quinn Owen – WON
3. Best Play by Play Other- Brendan Price, Brett Moore, and Matt Hoffman – WON
4. Best Play by Play Baseball- Patrick Carr ,Brett Moore, and Matt Hoffman – FINALIST
5. Best Promotions Director- Emma Healy – FINALIST
6. Best Production Designer- Josh Papas – FINALIST

Intercollegiate Broadcast System was founded in 1940 as a not for profit educational association. IBS serves education related high school, college, and community radio stations, helping to elevate programs with over 250 annual seminars across the country. Currently there are over 1,000 IBS member stations and entries were up more than four times in 2015. More info can be found at IBS’s website.

In recognition of these awards, The County and City of San Diego proclaimed April 21 and April 28 as KCR College Radio Day and SDSU KCR College Radio Day respectively.

The County proclamation was presented by County Supervisor Dianne Jacobs during the Board of Supervisors meeting on April 21.

County Proclamation


Council President Pro Tem Marti Emerald presented the City proclamation on April 28 at the City Council meeting.

City Proclamation


The press release for the KCR College Radio IBS awards and City and County proclamations can be downloaded below.
KCR Awards Press Release
KCR SanDiego Proclamations
KCR Updated Nominations Press Release

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