The Associated Press Television and Radio Association has honored KVML and Clarke Broadcasting Corporation with the organization´s most prestigious award.
At its 53rd annual awards banquet Saturday night in San Jose, the APTRA awarded KVML the prestigious “Radio Station of the Year” award for excellence in news coverage and service to the community. Ron Harris of the San Francisco bureau presented the award, recounting many of the news events that KVML reported on in 2004, saying it was “important news that the community really benefits from knowing about as soon as possible.”
KVML Program Director Mark Truppner and the KVML news staff accepted the award, calling it “a great honor.” Clarke Broadcasting´s General Manager Larry England added that the award is “a reflection of our commitment to provide timely information to the community in which we live.”
KVML took the award ahead of every other radio station in California and Nevada, including heritage stations KGO and KCBS in San Francisco, as well as KFI, KNX and KABC in Los Angeles. For more information on KVML´s Station of the Year honors, and to view the other APTRA award recipients, go to the APTRA website.