Awards

2021

Michigan Association of Broadcasters-Student Broadcast Awards:

  • Best Current Events Story Winner (Scott Walker CPAC Interview)
  • Best Daily Newscast/News Feature Winner (Sports Story Time)
  • Best On-Air Personality or Team Winner (State Facts)  
  • Best Pandemic Production Winner (WRFH Programming During Pandemic)
  • Best Sports Announcing Team (Hillsdale vs. Malone)
  • Best Current Events Story – Second Place (The Policy Corner)
  • Best Current Events Story – Honorable Mention (Betsy DeVos CPAC Interview) 
  • Best Newscast/News Feature – Second Place (Rachel Kookogey Newscast)
  • Best Promotional Announcement – Second Place (From the Hillsdale Archives) 

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards:

  • Best Comedy Show Winner (The Loft)
  • Best Morning Show Finalist – Marty & Stef in the Morning
  • Best Specialty Show Finalist – The Rest is History
  • Most Innovative and Creative Program Finalist – State Facts
  • Best Specialty Music Show Finalist – Conserving the Classics
  • Best Women’s Basketball Play-By-Play – Hillsdale v. Malone basketball
  • Best Newscast Finalist – Reagan Gensiejewski Update
  • Best Newscast Finalist – Christine Talent Update
  • Best Station Promo – Election Night Promo 

2020

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards:

  • Best News Interview Winner (The Hillsdale Interview: Gov. Scott Walker)
  • Best Talk Show Finalist – Off Topic
  • Best Specialty Music Shown Finalist – The Spin Room
  • Most Innovative/Creative Program Finalist – State Facts 
  • Best Public Affairs Program Finalist – The Policy Corner
  • Best Sports Update – Rachel Kookogey Update

Michigan Association of Broadcasters-Student Broadcast Awards:

  • Best On-Air Personality or Team Winner (State Facts)  
  • Best Public Service Announcement (Blood Types PSA)
  • Best Talk Show – Second Place (Charger Rundown)
  • Best Talk Show – Honorable Mention (American View) 
Collegiate Broadcasters, Inc. Awards:
  • Best Documentary (Where All Trails End)
  • Best Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program (State Facts)
  • Best Station Promo – 3rd Place (The Spin Room promo)
  • Best Special Broadcast – 4th Place (WRFH at CPAC 2020) 

2019

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards:

  • Best News Interview Winner (The Hillsdale Interview: John Bolton)
  • Best Talk Show Finalist – Miss Informed
  • Best Specialty Shown Finalist – Wait, What Happened
  • Best Celebrity/Artists Interview Finalist – The Hillsdale Interview: Ben Shapiro
  • Best Public Affairs Program Finalist – Citizen Talk
  • Best Show Promotional Poster Finalist – Wait, What Happened
  • Best Show Promotional Poster Finalist – The Devil’s Advocate
  • Best Play-By-Play, Baseball/Softball Finalist – Hillsdale vs. Bellevue Baseball
  • Best Play-By-Play, Baseball/Softball Finalist – Hillsdale vs. Findlay Baseball

Michigan Association of Broadcasters-Student Broadcast Awards:

  • College Radio Station of the Year
  • Best Current Event Program Winner (The Hillsdale Interview: Ajit Pai)
  • Best On-Air Personality or Team Winner (Wait, What Happened?)  
  • Best Talk Show (American View)
  • Best Current Event Program – Second Place (The Hillsdale Interview: John James)
  • Best Newscast / News Feature – Second Place (Econ 101)
  • Best Newscast / News Feature – Honorable Mention (Ryan Kelly Murphy Newscast)
  • Best Sports Announcing Team – Honorable Mention (Hillsdale Academy vs. Bellevue Baseball)
Collegiate Broadcasters, Inc. Awards
  •  Best Special Program – 3rd Place (Patmos, WI Radio Drama Preview)

2018

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards:

  • Best Talk Show Finalist – Off Topic
  • Best Documentary Finalist – Opioid Epidemic
  • Best Comedy Show Finalist – The Daily Grind
  • Best Show Promotional Poster Finalist – The Devil’s Advocate
  • Best Play-By-Play, Baseball/Softball Finalist – Hillsdale vs. Wayne State Baseball

Michigan Association of Broadcasters-Student Broadcast Awards:

  • Best Daily Newscast/News Feature Winner (Ryan Kelly Murphy Newscast)  
  • Best On-Air Personality or Team Winner (Wait, What Happened?)  
  • Best Sports Announcing Team – Second Place (Hillsdale vs. Wayne State)

College Broadcasters, Inc. Awards:

  • Best Audio Newscast – Third Place
  • Best Public Affairs Documentary – Fourth Place