UWO’s 90.3 WRST-FM Scores Big at WBA Awards


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Students at 90.3 WRST-FM won four first-place awards in the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association’s Student Awards for Excellence.

 WRST swept the statewide competition in the “Air Check” category. The Air Check category is equivalent to the best radio on-air talent. Students also won first place for “Episodic Entertainment Program,” “Special Programming” and “Long Form Production.”

 Students will receive their awards during the WBA Student Seminar and Job Fair on March 5 in Madison.

 WRST-FM is the UW Oshkosh campus radio station and part of the broadcast facilities within the Radio-TV-Film department.

WRST award winners include:

 Air Check (Best On-Air Talent)

1st place

Cody Buechel

2nd place 

Michael Stensland

3rd place

Taycee Zach

Sports Play-By-Play

2nd place

NC College vs. UWO Men’s Basketball, Dec. 11, 2021

Jonathan Samp and Deven Michalak

 Episodic Entertainment Program

1st place

Script To Screen, Oct. 16, 2021

Gideon Patrick and Max Fredrik

Episodic Entertainment Program

 2nd place

Script To Screen, Nov. 17, 2021

Gideon Patrick and Max Fredrik

Special Programming

Now Hear This, Nov. 18, 2021

Cody Barnes, Matthew Frea, Andrew Hansen, Jacob Lewis, Brady Meyer and Jonathan Samp

Long Form Production

1st place

Santa’s Supply Chain

Matthew Frea

2nd place

COVID’s Impact on Teaching

Brady Meyer