WDCB Earns PRNDI Award

Brian O'Keefe

WDCB News Coordinator
Brian O'Keefe

By Jennifer Duda

The WDCB 90.9 FM News Department recently won second place for the Best Newscast Award from the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated at its annual conference.

PRNDI, the only journalistic organization dedicated exclusively to public radio stations across the country, presented more than 100 awards to local public radio stations for work completed in 2012. WDCB’s award was for its entry from Oct. 11, 2012. Click here to listen to the newscast.

“It’s always great to have our work recognized by our peers, and it’s even more gratifying that a national organization like the Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) honors the collective work of the entire WDCB News Department,” said WDCB News Coordinator Brian O’Keefe. “This award demonstrates our dedication to provide quality news content and the commitment of College of DuPage and WDCB to delivering to the college community.”

WDCB 90.9 FM is a listener-supported public radio station serving Chicagoland both on the radio and through its audio stream at WDCB.org. WDCB airs more than 100 hours of jazz weekly and is widely-acknowledged as "Chicago's Jazz Station," with more than 100,000 listeners tuning in weekly. The popular station also provides blues and folk/Americana music, local news and more.