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Seven North Central student broadcasters nominated for Silver Dome Awards

Seven North Central College student broadcasters have been nominated for 2011 Student Silver Dome Awards in three categories.

Aug. 18, 2011—Seven North Central College student broadcasters have been nominated for 2011 Student Silver Dome Awards in three categories.

The Student Silver Dome Awards are presented each fall by the Illinois Broadcasters Association to the top college and university radio and TV programs in the state.

WONC competes among commercial stations for Silver Dome Awards

North Central’s WONC-FM received two nominations, two second-place wins for 2011 Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association.

June 28, 2011—North Central College’s radio station WONC-FM 89.1 received two nominations for Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA). The Silver Domes are the most prestigious broadcast performance award in the state.

Over-the-air broadcast stations and on-air talent in small, medium and Chicago market commercial radio, as well as medium and Chicago market television, were included in the competition.

Listen up May 20: WONC interviews Jim Peterik in studio

Listen up May 20: WONC interviews Jim Peterik in studio

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Tune in to the College’s student-run station WONC-FM 89.1 at 10 p.m. Friday, May 20, to hear a live studio interview and possible acoustic set with Jim Peterik, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and guitar/keyboardist with the band The Ides of March, which performs in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21, in Pfeiffer Hall. Peterik is a founding member of Survivor and The Ides of March, a Chicago band which burst on the national scene in 1970 with the million-selling single “Vehicle.”



WONC wins two first-place awards at national competition

Seniors Lucas Mitzel and Ryan Piers
WONC-FM 89.1, North Central’s student-run radio station, won two first-place awards in national competition for Best Sports Play-by-Play and Best Documentary.

April 29, 2011—WONC-FM 89.1, North Central College’s student-run radio station, brought home two first-place awards in national competition from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS).  

The first-place Golden Microphone Trophy Awards were in two categories: Best Sports Play-by-Play and Best Documentary.

Faculty select Steve Oliveri as 2010 Lincoln Laureate

Interactive media studies and broadcast communication major Steve Oliveri named Lincoln Laureate for his excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306, nadunker@noctrl.edu

Nov. 8, 2010—Steve Oliveri of Crystal Lake, Ill., has been named North Central College’s 2010 Lincoln Laureate, an annual award that honors outstanding seniors at four-year degree-granting institutions in Illinois. North Central faculty selected Oliveri as the College’s top senior for his excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities.

North Central broadcaster earns prestigious national award

Michelle Corless, Class of 2010, has earned a first-place National Student Production Award from Collegiate Broadcasters, Inc.

Student broadcasters earn five statewide awards

North Central College student broadcasters who run WONC-FM 89.1 earned five awards at the Illinois Broadcasters Association's 2010 Silver Dome Awards.

Student broadcasters earn five statewide awards

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of media relations, 630-637-5306

Oct. 14, 2010--North Central College student broadcasters who run WONC-FM 89.1 earned five awards, including two first-place prizes, at the Illinois Broadcasters Association's 2010 student Silver Dome Awards.

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