KCR named Best College Station in the Nation by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System


March 7, 2016

KCR named “Best College Station in the Nation” by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System

SAN DIEGO — K CR College Radio, San Diego State’s premier student run radio station since 1969, has won the Abraham and Borst Award for Best College Station in the Nation at the 76 annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Golden Microphone Awards for 2016.

This is the first time KCR has won the Abraham and Borst Award. They were nominated in 2015.

In addition, KCR won Best Online Station, Best Play-­by-­Play Baseball and Best Blog [See full list below]. KCR also received two finalist awards for Best Newscast and Best Station Website.

KCR was the winner of the IBS Golden Microphone for Best Online Station in 2015, as well as Best Campus News and Best Play-by-Play Other (Hockey).

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System was founded in 1940 as a not-for-profit educational association. IBS serves education related high school, college and community radio stations, helping to elevate programs with over 250 annual seminars across the country. Currently there are over 1,000 IBS member stations. More information can be found on the ­IBS website.

Complete List of 2016 KCR Awards:

  • Abraham and Brost Award for Best College Station in the Nation ­ WON
  • Best Online Station (National) ­ WON
  • Best Play-by-Play Baseball ­ Patrick Carr, Ryan Posner and Sean Nichols ­ WON
  • Best Blog ­ WON
  • Best Newscast ­Quinn Owen ­ FINALIST
  • Best Station Website ­ FINALIST