KRCC is pleased to announce Western Skies won two 1st Place awards in this year’s national Public Radio News Directors, Inc. contest.

Division C: Small Newsroom

Best Multi-Media Presentation
First Place
Western Skies: July 3, 2011; “Cowboy Myth and Culture”

and

News/Public Affairs Program
First Place
Western Skies: March 6, 2011; “Military”

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