Awards

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The Radio Television Digital News Association has honored NewsRadio1620 with the Prestigious Edward R. Murrow award five times in the past five years, including 2015.

Both NewsRadio1620 and CatCountry98.7 strive to be the best—

 

2015

2015 Edward R. Murrow Award for “Best Continuing Coverage” from Radio Television Digital News Association –NewsRadio1620 Coverage of April 2013 flood. 

2014

2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner – Cat Country 98.7
2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Morning Show Winner – The Cat Pak Morning Show
2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Local Website – Cat Country 98.7
2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Personality First Runner Up – Brent Lane, Cat Country 98.7
2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Personality First Runner Up – Wendi Summers, NewsRadio1620
2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Local Business to Like on Facebook – Cat Country 98.7
2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Local Person to Follow on Twitter First Runner Up – Brent Lane
2014 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Local Person to Friend on Facebook Runner Up – Brent Lane and Wendi Summers
2014 Academy of Country Music Radio Station of the Year Nominee
2014 Gold Addy for Pensacola Symphony
2014 Silver Addy for Pensacola Honda
2014 Silver Addy for Dunkin Donuts
2014 Silver Addy for Radio Self Promotion – Quick Cat Cash
2014 Silver Addy for Radio Self Promotion – Christmas Wishes
2014 United Way Distinguished Business Partner of the Year

2013

2013 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award for Community Service
2013 Scottish Rite Award for Family Values
2013 Academy of Country Music Radio Station of the Year of the Year Finalist
2013 Academy of Country Music Radio Personality of the Year Finalist
2013 Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage of the Newtown Connecticut Shooting
2013 Edward R. Murrow Award for Five Minute Newscast- NewsRadio1620
2013 Silver Addy for Massey Services
2013 Silver Addy for Pensacola Honda
2013 Bronze Addy for Radio Self Promotion
2013 Country Radio Broadcasters Humanitarian Finalist
2013 Country Radio Broadcasters Promotion Finalist
2013 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner – Cat Country 98.7
2013 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Morning Show Winner – The Cat Pak Morning Show
2013 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Personality Winner – Brent Lane, Cat Country 98.7
2013 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio News/Talk Host – Wendi Summers, NewsRadio1620

2012

2012 Academy of Country MusicRadio Personality of the Year Finalist
2012 Gold Addy forPensacolaSymphony Orchestra
2012 Gold Addy ForPensacolaBayBrewery
2012 Bronze Addy for Radio Self-Promotion – Fall Back Promo
2012 National Addy for Radio Self-Promotion – Christmas Wishes
2012 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award Finalist for Community Service-WYCT
2012 Radio Television News Directors Association Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Documentary – NewsRadio1620
2012 FloridaAssociated Press Broadcasters Award for Best Newscast– NewsRadio1620
2012 FloridaAssociated Press Broadcasters Award for Public Affairs – NewsRadio1620

2011

2011 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Talk/News Host, Winner – NewsRadio1620
2011 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Talk/News Host, Runner Up – NewsRadio1620
2011 Edward R. Murrow National Award for Gulf Oil Spill Coverage – NewsRadio1620
2011 Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Award for Public Affairs – NewsRadio1620
2011 Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuous News Story Regional Award – NewsRadio1620
2011 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Talk Show Host, Winner – NewsRadio1620
2011 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station, Winner – Cat Country 98.7
2011 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Morning Show, Winner – Cat Country 98.7
2011 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio DJ, Winner – Cat Country 98.7
2011 Academy of Country MusicRadio Station of the Year Winner
2011 Regional Silver Addy for PensacolaOpera
2011 Gold Addy forPensacolaChamber of Commerce Commercial
2011 Gold Addy for All Pro Sound Commercial
2011 Gold Addy for Radio Self Promotion
2011 Silver Addy for Gulf Breeze Chamber Commercial
2011 Bronze Addy for Out–of-Home Self Promotion (Billboard Campaign)
2011 Bronze Addy for Station Promotion
2011 West FloridaAdvertising Federation Best of Show Award
2011 West FloridaAdvertising Federation Judges Award
2011 Country Radio Broadcasters Humanitarian Award Finalist

2010

2010 Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce PACE Award for Business Leader of the Year
2010 Country Radio Broadcasters Humanitarian Award Finalist
2010 Edward R. Murrow Award – NewsRadio 1620
2010 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner
2010 Silver Addy for Station Promotion

2009

2009 Academy of Country Music Radio Station of the Year Winner
2009 Academy of Country Music Radio Personalities of the Year Winner
2009 Santa Rosa Chamber Entrepreneur Award Winner
2009 The Communicator Award for “Quest for Kenny”
2009 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award Finalist for Community Service-WYCT
2009 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award Finalist for Community Service-WNRP
2009 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner
2009 Silver Addy for Station Promotion

2008

2008 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner,Preston High School,New York
2008 National Association of Broadcasters Service toAmericaAward Winner
2008 Country Music Association Radio Personalities of the Year Finalist
2008 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award Finalist for Community Service
2008 Country Radio Broadcasters Humanitarian Award Winner
2008 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner

2007

2007 Outstanding Women in Business Recipient
2007 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award Finalist for Community Service
2007 Country Radio Broadcasters Best Radio Promotion of the Year, The Fugitive
2007 United States Chamber of Commerce “Best Small Business inAmerica” Nominee
2007 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner
2007 Silver Addy for Station Promotion

2006

2006 Academy of Country MusicRadio Station of the Year Winner
2006 National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Award Finalist for Community Service
2006 Country Music Association Radio Station of the Year Finalist
2006 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award Finalist
2006 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner
2006 Silver Addy for Station Promotion

2005

2005 In Weekly Best of the Coast, Best Radio Station Winner
2005 Silver Addy for Station Promotion

2004

2004 Pensacola Chamber of Commerce Newcomer Award Finalist for Best New Business