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Susan Stephens
WNIJ (89.5-FM) reporter Susan Stephens claimed three honors this year when the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association recently announced winners in the 2010 Journalism Excellence Contest. Stephens won her awards in the association’s Downstate Radio division. Her story “Fire Ops 101” was chosen Best Light Feature. Her “Two Sides of a Transplant” report was named Best Hard News...
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Classical WNIU and NPR News station WNIJ will launch separate year-end fundraising campaigns from Tuesday, Dec. 7, through Saturday, Dec. 11. These mini-drives provide one final opportunity for listeners to support their favorite public radio programming while earning a charitable giving tax credit for this calendar year. Classical WNIU (90.5FM) hosts its campaign from Tuesday,...
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To raise the funds necessary to keep classical music on the air full-time in the northern Illinois area, WNIU hosts several brief on-air fundraising campaigns each year with the goal of turning listeners into contributing members to help pay for the programming.  Consequently, WNIU will host a “One Day Wednesday” pledge drive between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday,...
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