WPMD Named America’s Best Community College Radio Station
FOR IMMEDIATEL RELEASE: March 14 2018
Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; 562-653-7878
NORWALK, Calif. – March 14, 2018 – Cerritos College's WPMD radio station was named America’s Best Community College Radio Station by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS)’s 78th Annual International Conference in New York.
WPMD is a student-operated radio station at Cerritos College that provides content and programming for students, faculty, staff and community members on 1700 AM and worldwide on streaming sites including TuneIn, Streema, and Radio Shaker.
In addition, an urban contemporary music and talk show The Energy Hour, hosted by students Valerie Castrillon, Audrey Valdivia and Alysha Hardrick, was named the Most Creative Show.
IBS is a non-profit education corporation that serves non-profit education affiliated high school radio, college radio, community stations and streaming/webcasters and provides information, resource and conferences for its member broadcasting stations.
The organization honors excellence in programming, air personalities, public service efforts and outstanding stations with the IBS Golden Microphone Awards every year.