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Awards

WGLS-FM has won 241 national and regional awards since 1993, and has established itself as one of the premiere college radio stations in the nation.

American Women in Radio & Television
2014 Gracie Award - Heroin High, Allie Volpe
2011 Gracie Award - A Community Affair, Rachael Burgess
2008 Gracie Award - The Women's Room, Julia Giacoboni
2006 Gracie Award - The Women's Room, Kelly King

Broadcast Education Association

2014 Second Place (Radio Newscast) - A Community Affair: NJ Senate Race
2014 Second Place (Educational Program) - Heroin High
2013 Third Place (Best Air Personality) - The Indie Fix, Allie Volpe
2013 Honorable Mention (Best PSA, Promo, or Commercial Production) - Freedom Of Speech Means to Me, Allie Volpe & Joe Mineo
2012 First Place (Educational Program) - Loco for Four Loko
2012 Second Place (Best Radio/TV Sports Event) - Rowan Soccer vs. Richard Stockton College, Rob Cunningham
2011 Second Place (Educational Program) - Facing Facebook
2011 Honorable Mention (Radio Newscast) - The Rowan Report
2010 Honorable Mention (Sports Program) - Rowan University Baseball vs. Kean, Jeff O'Connor
2009 Second Place (Educational Program) - Code Blue: Keeping Our Students Safe
2009 Third Place (Sports Program) - Rowan vs. Montclair State University Baseball
2008 First Place (Educational Program) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2008 Third Place (Educational Program) - Depression: Sad But True
2007 First Place (Educational Program) - Changing Stations: Radio in Philadelphia
2006 Third Place (Best DJ) - Jim Vassallo
2005 First Place (Educational Program) - Making the Team the Hard Way
2005 Second Place (Educational Program) - Childhood Memories: As Seen on TV
2005 Award of Excellence (Documentary) - Tobacco: Filtering Out the Truth
2004 Second Place (Sports Broadcast) - Rowan vs. Ramapo Men's Basketball
2004 Third Place (Sportscast) - The Jay Accorsi Show with WGLS sports director Tom Ortuso
2004 Third Place (Educational Program) - Are You There America? It's Me, God

Cinema in Industry (CINDY) Regional Competition
2002 Silver Regional Cindy Award (Radio Documentary) - Facing the Facts: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol

College Broadcasters, Inc.
2013 Finalist (Best DJ) - The Indie Fix with Allie Volpe
2013 Finalist (Best Documentary) - Heroin High

2012 Finalist (Best Documentary) - Smoking: Unfiltered
2011 Finalist (Best Sports Play By Play) - NJAC Basketball Tournament: Rowan vs. NJCU
2011 Finalist (Community Involvement) - Harrison Township Day
2009 First Place (Best Documentary) - From First Snap to Stagg: A History of Rowan Football
2009 Finalist (Best Sorts Reporting) - Rowan Sports Minute, E. J. Campbell
2008 First Place (Best Documentary) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2008 Finalist (Best Student Media Website)
2007 Finalist (Best Feature) - The Women's Room
2006 First Place (Best Feature) - Changing Stations: Radio in Philadelphia
2006 Finalist (Best Technical Production) - Spyspace: The digital addiction of myspace.com
2006 Finalist (Best Sports PBP) - Rowan Women’s Soccer
2006 Finalist (Best Feature) - America’s Future: Packing on the lbs.
2005 Finalist (Best DJ) - The Last Stop with Bill Pavlou
2005 Finalist (Best Promo) - WGLS Website Promo
2004 Finalist (Best Feature) - Clearing the Air: The Facts About Respiratory Disease
2004 Finalist (Best Promo) - WGLS 40th Anniversary Promo
2003 First Place (Documentary) - Are You There America? It's Me, God - Part Five:God: Yes, No, Maybe So
2003 Second Place (Documentary) - Are You There America? It's Me, God - Part One: Religion in America
2003 Finalist (DJ Aircheck) - The Last Stop with Bill Pavlou
2002 First Place (Best Sports Play-by-Play) - NCAA Division III Football Tournament: Rowan Vs Bridgewater

Communicator - Crystal Awards

2014 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - Online Dating: There’s an App for That?
2014 Award of Distinction (Production/Editing) - Rowan Radio On Instagram
2013
Award of Excellence (Radio Program) - The Indie 50
2013 Award of Distinction (Production/Editing) - End Of The World Promo
2013 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - Heroin High
2012 Award of Excellence (Talk Show) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2012 Award of Excellence (Audio Production) - Building A Boulevard
2010
Award of Distinction (Website Design) - The Rowan Radio Website
2010 Award of Distinction (Talk Show Host) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2010 Award of Distinction (Talk Show Host) - League of the Extraordinary, Dr. Candace Kelley
2009 Award of Excellence (Student Production) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2009 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - Depression: Sad But True
2008 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - The Rowan Report
2008 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - The Rowan Sports Review
2008 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - The Women's Room
2006 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - America's Future: Packing on the Pounds
2006 Award of Distinction (Sporting Event) - The Rowan Basketball Tenth Anniversary Special
2006 Honorable Mention (Student Production) - Steroids: The Silent Epidemic
2006 Honorable Mention (Student Production) - Spyspace: The digital addiction of myspace.com
2005 Award of Distinction (Radio Program) - The Beatles Brunch Club with Sammy Pepper
2005 Honorable Mention (Sports Program) - Rowan vs. TCNJ Basketball
2004 Award of Excellence (Radio Program) - Making the Team the Hard Way
2004 Award of Excellence (Documentary) - Tobacco: Filtering Out the Truth
2003 Award of Excellence (Student Production) - Are You There America? It's Me, God
2003 Award of Excellence (Documentary) - Are You There America? It's Me, God
2003 Award of Distinction (Education) - The Rowan Radio Magic Hat Storytime
2003 Honorable Mention (Special Interest Talk Show) - The Women's Room
2002 Award of Excellence (Student Production) - It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To
2002 Award of Excellence (Sports) - NCAA Division III Football Playoffs: Rowan Vs Bridgewater College
2002 Award of Distinction (Documentary) - It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To
2002 Honorable Mention (Airchecks) - The Beatles Brunch Club
2001 Award of Excellence (Student Production) - Facing the Facts: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol
2001 Honorable Mention (Education) - The Rowan Radio Magic Hat Storytime
2000 Award of Distinction (Education) - The Rowan Radio Magic Hat Storytime
2000 Award of Distinction (Documentary) - The Internet: Birth of the Dot Com Culture
1999 Award of Excellence (Education) - America's Journey into the Millennium
1999 Award of Excellence (Documentary) - America's Journey into the Millennium
1999 Award of Distinction (Student Production) - The K. C. Keeler Show
1999 Honorable Mention (Show Promo) - D.A.R.E. On the Air
1998 Award of Distinction (Documentary) - Breaking The Silence
1998 Honorable Mention (Documentary) - One Nation Understanding

Davey Awards
2008 Silver Award (Radio Documentary) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2007 Silver Award (Radio Documentary) - Hidden Heroin: New Jersey's Dirty, Deadly Secret
2006 Silver Award (Radio Documentary) - Spyspace: The digital addiction of myspace.com

Garden State Association of Black Journalists
1997 First Place (Student Radio Award) - African-American Profile, Renard F. Henderson

Garden State Journalists Association
2014 Second Place (Radio Feature) - Online Dating: There’s an App for That?, Ellen Hardy, Alyssa Sansone
2014 Second Place (Talk Radio) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2013 First Place (Radio Feature) - Heroin High, Joe Mineo, Allie Volpe, Robert Zettlemoyer
2012 Second Place (Sports Radio) - Rowan vs. Richard Stockton Soccer, Rob Cunningham
2012 Third Place (Talk Radio) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2012 Third Place (Radio Feature) - Smoking: Unfiltered
2011 First Place (Sports Feature) - Pro Football Preview Show, Derek Jones
2011 Second Place (Sports Feature) - Rowan Sports Review, Adam Doborowolski
2011 Second Place (Talk Radio) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2010 Second Place (Talk Radio) - A Community Affair, Doug Cohen
2010 Third Place (Radio Feature) - League of the Extraordinary, Dr. Candace Kelley

Hermes Creative Awards
2014 Platinum (Radio Program) - Online Dating: There’s an App for That?, Ellen Hardy, Alyssa Sansone
2012 Platinum (Radio Program) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2012 Gold (Radio Sports) - Wilmington Blue Rocks Baseball, John Sadak & Rob Cunningham

Jasper Awards
2008 Silver Award (Radio Campaign) - Grandma Rose

Marconi Radio Awards
2000 Marconi Radio Award (Excellence in Sportscasting) - The Profs Year in Review

NAB/BEA Freedom of Speech PSA Competition
2012 Second Place - Allie Volpe & Joe Mineo

National Association of College Broadcasters
1997 College Station of the Year
1997 Second Place (Best Radio DJ)
1997 Second Place (Best Radio Promo)
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997 Second Place (Student Broadcaster)
1997 Second Place (Staff Recognition)
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997 Third Place (Best Radio Promo)
1997 Third Place (Best PSA)
1996 First Place (Best Creative Production)
1996 Second Place (Best Creative Production)
1996 First Place (Documentary) - Domestic Violence, Breaking the Silence
1994 First Place (Best Creative Production)
1993 Second Place (Best Creative Production)

National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho
2008 Grand Prize (Documentary) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2008 Honorable Mention (Documentary) - Code Blue: Keeping Our Students Safe

National Headliner Awards
2008 Third Place (Documentary) - Code Blue: Keeping Our Students Safe
2005 First Place (Public Affairs) - Tobacco: Filtering Out the Truth
2002 Third Place (Documentary) - It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To

New Jersey Associated Press Broadcasters
2004 First Place (Best College Production) - Making the Team the Hard Way
2003 First Place (Best College Production) - Are You There America? It's Me, God
2002 First Place (Best College Production) - It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To
2001 First Place (Best College Production) - Facing the Facts: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol
2001 Honorable Mention (Best College Production) - The Profs Year in Review
2000 First Place (Best College Production) - The Internet: Birth of the Dot Com Culture
2000 Honorable Mention (Best College Production) - The Profs Year in Review
1999 First Place (Best College Production) - America's Journey into the Millennium
1998 First Place (Best College Production) - Journey Through the Tourney
1998 Honorable Mention - One Nation Understanding
1997 First Place (Best College Production) - Domestic Violence, Breaking the Silence
1996 Second Place (Best College Production)
1995 First Place (Best College Production)
1995 Second Place (Best College Production)
1995 Third Place (Best College Production)
1994 First Place (Best College Production)
1993 First Place (Best College Production)

New Jersey Broadcasters Association
2012
Best News Reporting (student division) - The Rowan Report, Waldy Diez & the Rowan Radio News Department
2007 Best of the Best Public Affairs - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State

Philadelphia A.I.R. (Achievement in Radio) Awards

2009 First Place (Best College Sports Reporting) - The Passing of Harry Kalas, E. J. Campbell
2009 First Place (Best College Radio Editorial) - Phillies Post Season Pondering, E. J. Campbell
2009 Finalist (Best College Public Affairs) - A Community Affair
2009 Finalist (Best College Sports Reporting) - Interview with IFL Commissioner Mike Von Allen
2009 Finalist (Best College On-Air Personality) - Doug Cohen's Indy Rock Show
2009 Finalist (Best Original PSA) - March of Dimes, Doug Cohen & Jen Grasso, producers
2009 Finalist (Best College Promo) - Oldies to the Future, Doug Cohen, producer
2009 Finalist (Best College Documentary) - Solace in a Bottle: Prescription Drug Use Among College Students
2008 First Place (Best College Public Affairs) - The Women's Room, Julia Giacoboni
2008 First Place (Best College Sports Reporting) - NJAC Baseball Playoffs, Jeff O'Connor
2008 First Place (Best College On-Air Personality) - Julia Giacoboni's Tuesday Night Rock Show
2008 First Place (Best College Promo) - Chain Reaction Promo, Doug Cohen & Omarey Williams, producers
2008 First Place (Best College Documentary) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2007 First Place (Best College Radio News) - The Rowan Report
2007 First Place (Best College Public Affairs) - A Community Affair
2007 First Place (Best College Sports Announcer) - Jim Vassallo
2007 First Place (Best College Promo) - Rocky Promo, Jess Ortuso, producer
2006 First Place (Best College On-Air Personality) - The Jim Vassallo Show
2006 First Place (Best College Documentary) - Changing Stations: Radio in Philadelphia
2005 First Place (Best College Sports Reporting) - Pro Football Preview Show, Jim Vassallo
2005 First Place (Best College Entertainment Program) - The 12th Hour, Andy Goldstein
2005 First Place (Best College Radio Promo) - The Friday Night Rock Show
2005 First Place (Best Original PSA) - March of Dimes, Heather Shanley, producer
2004 First Place (Best College Documentary) - Childhood Memories: As Seen on TV
2004 First Place (News Reporting) - The Rowan Report with Kristin Davis
2004 Finalist (Sports Reporting) - Women's Basketball vs. William Paterson
2002 Finalist (March of Dimes PSA) - Make It Your First Choice
2002 Finalist (Sports Reporting) - Rowan Sports Year End Review 2001

Philadelphia Press Association
2013 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) -Online Dating: There's An App For That?, Ellen Hardy, Alyssa Sansone
2013 First Place (Radio Feature) - A Community Affair: NJ Senate Race, Jackson Baird
2012 Second Place (Public Service) - A Community Affair: Music & Memory, Matt Kazin, Joe Mineo, Allie Volpe
2012 Second Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Heroin High, Joe Mineo. Allie Volpe, Robert Zettlemoyer
2011 First Place (Radio Feature) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2011 Second Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Smoking: Unfiltered
2011 Honorable Mention (Enterprise Reporting) - African American Profile, Omarey Williams
2010 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Facing Facebook
2010 Second Place (Public Service) - Rowan University: Building A Boulevard
2009 First Place (Radio Feature) - African American Profile, Omarey Williams
2008 First Place (Radio Feature) - The Women's Room, Julia Giacoboni
2007 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2006 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Changing Stations: Radio in Philadelphia
2005 Second Place (Radio Spot News) - Rowan Radio Newsminute
2004 Grand Award Winner for Public Service - Tobacco: Filtering Out the Truth
2004 First Place (Public Service) - Tobacco: Filtering Out the Truth
2004 First Place (Radio Feature) - Childhood Memories: As Seen on TV
2003 Second Place (Public Service) - REBEL University Project
2003 Third Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Are You There America? It's Me, God
2002 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To
2001 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Facing the Facts: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol
1999 First Place (Radio Feature) - America's Journey into the Millennium

Pinnacle College Broadcast & Web Tech Awards
2013 Finalist College Radio Station of The Year
2012 Finalist (Best PSA)-What Freedom Means to Me, Allie Volpe & Joe Mineo

Radio Television News Directors Association
1996 First Place (News Series) - Domestic Violence, Breaking the Silence

Society of Professional Journalists
National

2008 Mark of Excellence First Place (Radio Sports Reporting) - From First Snap to Stagg: A History of Rowan Football
2002 Mark of Excellence Second Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To
2001 Mark of Excellence Finalist (Radio Sports Reporting) - Profs Pre-game
1999 Mark of Excellence First Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - America's Journey into the Millennium

Region 1
2010 First Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - Rowan University: Building A Boulevard
2010 Second Place (Radio Sports Reporting) - The Rowan Sports Review
2010 Third Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - Facing Facebook
2008 First Place (Radio Sports Reporting) - From First Snap to Stagg: A History of Rowan Football
2008 Third Place (News Reporting) - The Rowan Report
2007 Second Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2007 Second Place (Radio Newscast) - The Rowan Report
2006 Third Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - Changing Stations: Radio in Philadelphia
2005 First Place (Radio Newscast) - The Rowan Report
2004 Second Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - Clearing the Air: The Facts About Respiratory Disease
2004 Second Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - Making the Team the Hard Way
2004 Third Place (Best Radio Feature) - Childhood Memories: As Seen on TV
2003 Third Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - Are You There America? It's Me, God
2002 First Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To
2002 Second Place (Radio Sports Reporting) - The Profs Year in Review
2001 First Place (Radio Sports Reporting) - Profs Pre-Game
2000 Third Place (Radio In-Depth Reporting) - The Internet: Birth of the Dot ComCulture
1999 First Place (Radio Feature) - America's Journey into the Millennium

New Jersey Chapter
2011 Second Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2011 Third Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Smoking: Unfiltered
2010 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) -Rowan University: Building A Boulevard
2008 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2007 Second Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State
2006 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Hidden Heroin: New Jersey's Dirty, Deadly Secret
2001 First Place (Enterprise Reporting) - Facing the Facts: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol
1998 First Place (Feature Reporting) - One Nation Understanding
1997 Special Award - Domestic Violence, Breaking the Silence
1996 First Place (Feature Reporting) - Generation X: Exceptional or Experimental

Philadelphia Chapter
2012 First Place (Health Report) - Your Health Matters, Dr. Craig Wax
2012 Second Place (Documentary) - Smoking: Unfiltered
2012 Third Place (Talk Show) - Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello

2011 First Place (Documentary) - Facing Facebook
2011 Second Place (Documentary) - Rowan University: Building A Boulevard
2011 First Place (Talk Show) -Studio 89.7, Paul Perrello
2011 First Place (Sports Feature) - Pro Football Preview Show, Derek Jones
2011 Second Place (Sports Feature) - Rowan Sports Review, Adam Doborowolski

Summit International Awards
2008 Bronze Award (Student Competition) - Fading Farms & Saving Grace: Preserving the Garden State