88Nine Wins Multiple Milwaukee Honors
September 22, 2008 at 4:41 PM (PT)
Just 18 months after signing on, RADIO FOR MILWAUKEE Variety WYMS (88Nine Radio)/MILWAUKEE has been named the "Best New Radio Station" of 2008 by MILWAUKEE MAGAZINE, as well as "Best Radio Station" by readers of MiLWAUKEE’s SHEPHERD-EXPRESS weekly and "Radio Station of the Year" by the WISCONSIN AREA MUSIC INDUSTRY."
"RADIOMILWAUKEE is challenging assumptions about not-for-profit radio, and radio in general," RADIO FOR MILWAUKEE Exec. Dir. J. MIKEL ELLCESSOR said. "For all of the deserved knocks the medium has taken, radio can still serve the community as a vital cultural force. We've found that listeners appreciate and value our unique combination of real musical diversity and community engagement. Every day we are able to serve this community is a great day. This kind of recognition makes it even more gratifying."