Beth Valiant, center, and John Mangan, right, of KVTI & I-91 FM pose with Larry Weir, co-founder and editor of New Music Weekly (NMW) magazine, host of the 2006 New Music Awards ceremony in Hollywood, California on November 18, 2006.
KVTI & I-91 FM , the non-commercial, student operated radio station at Clover Park Technical College (CPTC) has won two awards at the 2006 New Music Awards Ceremony in Hollywood, California on Saturday, November 18, 2006. The third annual event was hosted by New Music Weekly (NMW) and is recognized as one of the premier award ceremonies in the radio and music industry.
Beth Valiant, KVTI & I-91 FM Music Director, won the “Best Music Director & Top40” category for an unprecedented third time; a feat not accomplished by any other individual, in NMW history. KVTI & I-91 FM won its first “Best Radio Station & Top40” award, defeating top-ranked professional, commercially operated radio stations from across the country.
“I am happy to have won for a third year in a row,” said Valiant. “The additional win for best radio station says a lot about the high standard we have here at Clover Park.”
KVTI & I-91 has developed into a popular non-commercial radio station serving Seattle to Centralia, ranking 5th out of 20 non-commercial stations in Western Washington. KVTI & I-91 FM reaches 50,000 music fans a week and delivers Top40 music to listeners.
“Winning these awards is a great accomplishment. Being nominated alongside and defeating other professional stations is a real indication of how the radio experience at Clover Park is perceived by the radio industry,” said John Mangan, KVTI & I-91 FM Program Director and CPTC Radio Broadcasting Program Instructor.
For more information about KVTI & I-91 FM or the CPTC Radio Broadcasting Program, contact John Mangan, Program Director and Instructor, (253) 589-5884.