The Late Russ Cassell Honored At South Carolina Broadcasters' Awards
August 11, 2015 at 12:50 PM (PT)
The late RUSS CASSELL was honored at the SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION's STATE TELEVISION AND RADIO (STAR) AWARDS CEREMONY last SATURDAY (AUGUST 9th) at the COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN CONVENTION CENTER in COLUMBIA, SC. The STAR AWARDS recognize the exceptional accomplishments of the state’s stations and their broadcast professionals.
Long time ENTERCOM News Talk WYRD-F (106.3 WORD)/SIMPSONVILLE, SC, on-air host RUSS CASSELL, who passed away last year (NET NEWS 10/13/14), was recognized with the prestigious RADIO PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR award at the event. CASSELL had a long, distinguished radio career and was recognized for the “The RUSS CASSELL Show,” which aired on 106.3 WORD-FM.
Commented ENTERCOM Market VP/GM STEVE SINICROPI: “The broadcasting legacy of RUSS CASSELL lives on with his posthumous recognition. Our entire team at ENTERCOM UPSTATE is grateful for the SCBA recognizing RUSS with this important award.”