WKNC named ‘Best’ by Indy

WKNC accepts Indy award

Independent Weekly Account Executive Greg Lowenhagen, WKNC adviser Jamie Lynn Gilbert, General Manager Tommy Anderson, 2009-2010 General Manager Mike Alston, DJ Michael Jones

The Independent Weekly’s named WKNC 88.1fm the “Best College Radio Station” in its 2010 Best in the Triangle Reader’s Choice poll released June 10.

The station was a finalist for Best Radio Station in 2009 and won the title in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. This year, the paper divided the category into best college radio station and best commercial radio station.

WKNC’s Michael Jones (aka DJ Ones) was also named a finalist for Best Radio DJ, one of four WKNC DJs to honored in the last five years.

The Independent Weekly’s Greg Lowenhagen stopped by the WKNC studio June 10 afternoon to present General Manager Tommy Anderson with the station’s award.

Finalists for the title were: 88.7 WXDU (Duke), 88.9 WSHA (Shaw), 89.3 WXYC (UNC), 91.5 WUNC (NPR)