Last night, the 8th District of the Indiana Broadcasters Association held their annual IBA Cardinal Community Service Award Ceremony.
Broadcasters from across the State of Indiana gathered to celebrate the charitable doings of different radio and television stations across the area and the good they do for the communities they serve.
Among the recipients of the IBA Cardinal Community Service Awards were 18 WJTS-TV, 100.9FM WBDC, and 103.3 The Fix WAXL.
18 WJTS-TV were recognized for their work with Monday with the Mayor. Monday with the Mayor highlights what’s going on behind the scenes of cities and towns in the area by talking with mayors, town managers, and others to show what the people in office are doing to make the areas they are living in great.
100.9FM WBDC were recognized for their work with the Petersburg Polar Plunge. The Petersburg Polar Plunge helped raise over $43,000 for the Special Olympics of Indiana and 100.9FM WBDC helped raise awareness of the event by playing music at the event, doing a live broadcast from the event, reporting on it in their news broadcasts, and giving air time for interviews and PSAs for the event.
103.3 The Fix WAXL were recognized for their work with the American Cancer Society and the Spencer County Relay for Life. The Spencer County Relay for Life is a way to raise awareness and remember those who have fought, survived, or lost their fight against cancer and 103.3 The Fix WAXL helped raise awareness for the event by giving airtime and PSAs for the event and broadcasting on-air and on social media at the event.
The IBA recognizes more than 70 member TV and radio stations with 2019 Cardinal Community Service Awards. Every day, Hoosier broadcasters make an impact in the communities they serve through stories, fundraisers, and emergency alerts.