Curry Radio Station, WMLN, Captures Three Associated Press Awards

April 15, 2013

The Associated Press (AP) has honored WMLN-FM 91.5, Curry College radio, in its annual Massachusetts/Rhode Island contest.

WMLN has won three prestigious awards in the 2013 College Radio categories:

  • Breaking News- Election Night 2012
  • Best Sports Play-by-Play, Curry College Football vs. MIT
  • Best Sports Pre-Game Show

Professor Alan Frank, Director of Curry Radio, says that WMLN-FM has won a number of AP Awards over the past 28 years.

"The talent of my students over the last 28 years of AP wins speaks highly of their skills and abilities in audio production and news/sports reporting. It has been my honor to work with these students all these many years. As a result of these victories, Curry and its academic radio program is well-known and respected, and results in internships and jobs."

Congratulations to the following students and alumni who played a role in the award-winning coverage:

  • Matt Fitzgerald'13- News
  • Stephen Nicholson'13- News
  • Nick Colicchio'14- News
  • Antoine Nessralla'13- News
  • Elizabeth Kalaijia'14- News
  • Matt Cote '14- Sports
  • Alex Danahy'13-  Sports
  • Tom Quinlan'13-  Sports
  • Marita MacKinnon '11- News and Sports Production

Many notable competitors at a variety of college and university radio stations submitted programs, with only four institutions - Curry College, Emerson, UMass and Brown University - receiving awards.

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