KU Radio Receives Seven Nominations for 2024 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards for Third Consecutive Year

Students posing for photo

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown University Radio (KUR) received seven nominations in different categories for the 84th Annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards, to be awarded at the annual conference in March in New York City. This special event bestows awards to colleges and universities to recognize exceptional programming and student radio stations on a national level.

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Conference receives submissions from all over the world and has more than 80 different categories of awards. The categories KUR was nominated for include:

  • Best On-Air Pledge Drive (1866 Giving Challenge 1866-minute broadcast. Jacob Regensburger, Mitchell Smedley, Jack Heym, Joshua Tuite, Devon Koch, Sydney Waddell, Abigayle Regensburger, Kaylee Brulliea, Linda Zuniga).
  • Best On-Air Pledge Drive (Penn Environment Fundraiser. Abigayle Regensburger).
  • Best Promotions Director (Michael Adams).
  • Best Community Outreach Event (Pridefest Recap Special. Abigayle Regensburger and James Zipprodt).
  • Best Political News (U.S. Vice President President Harris visits RACC. Mitchell Smedley and Abigayle Regensburger).
  • Best Show Poster (Linda Zuniga).
  • Best Show Intro (Sydney Waddell).

KUR offers an array of different types of programming. During the daytime, listeners are likely to hear a laid-back vibe of smooth pop, R&B and jazz vocals, and light alternative. Student, faculty and KU's specialty shows are featured during the afternoons and evenings that encompass a wide variety of styles from rock to rap to blues to talk programming.

Revived in 2005 from the remnants WRKU, KU's longtime student radio station, KUR is staffed by more than 50 Kutztown University students. For schedules, shows and events, go to the station’s website at https://www.kutztown.edu/KUR or follow KUR1670 on Facebook and Instagram. To listen to KUR's award-wining content, click the Listen Live link of the station website or download and use an app like TuneIn or Radio Garden and search for Kutztown. Listeners on or near campus can also hear KUR’s live broadcast by tuning to 1670 AM or KU-TV Apogee channel 4.1 or 4.2. Non-smartphone users can hear KUR any phone, cell or landline, simply by dialing 1-(563)-999-3101. To hear archived podcasts of KUR talk programming, search Kutztown University Radio on Spotify. To hear archived podcasts of KUR music programming, search Kutztown University Radio on Mixcloud.