WVFS wins national award in NYC

CMJ Award 2014 test


WVFS Tallahassee 89.7FM, also known as V89, was honored at the CMJ Music Marathon earlier this year in New York City. The college radio station is a ran by devoted volunteers and is an affiliated project of the FSU Student Government Association and the College of Communication and Information. Operating a non-commercial, educational, public radio station, WVFS serves as a topnotch training facility, offering hands on training in all facets of radio station operations.

Each year, the CMJ Music Marathon announces nominees in a number of categories for their college radio awards. The awards are meant to recognize station and industry personnel who make a difference in college radio. For the first time in many years, WVFS was nominated. As a station, they were nominated for ‘Biggest Improvement,’ while their Music Director, David Wolfson, was nominated for ‘Rookie Of The Year’ and ‘Will Never Sell Out.’

The group’s fate was determined by the community of college radio stations, promoters and record labels. As a result, WVFS Tallahassee was voted “Biggest Improvement” in college radio at the 2014 CMJ Music Marathon.

The group credits their new WVFS website to the Biggest Improvement award. WVFS General Manager and Faculty Director, Dr. Misha Laurents, spent nearly three years on the website, from securing funding to the finished product.  “The consistency and quality of the radio station has always been and remains very high—and this is the direct result of the many people who work together to make WVFS such a stellar place,” she shared.