Illinois Broadcaster's Association, Silver Dome Awards
Best Radio Aircheck:
2nd place, Sarah Kritzman, "Sweet Sarah D."
Best Radio Spot:
1st place, John Swengel, "Watercooler Promo"
2nd place, Mark Long, "Normal Public Library"
3rd place, John Swengel, "Culver's"
Best Radio Sports Story:
2nd place, Steve Suess, "ISU NCAA WRAP"
Best Radio News Story:
1st place, Kyle Anderson, "33rd Comes Home"
3rd place, Justin Smith, "ISU Vigil"
Best Radio or TV Sales Presentation:
3rd place, Sales Department: WZND Sales Presentation
Best Radio or TV Promotion Campaign:
3rd place, Z106 Gorilla Bike Bonanza
Broadcast Education Association, Festival of Media Arts
PSA, Promo or Commercial:
2nd place, John Swengel, "Watercooler Talk Show Promo"
Abe Voron Scholorship Recipient:
College Broadcasters, Inc., National Students Production Awards
Finalist, Steve Suess and Tina Taylor, "Buckle Buddy"
Best Sports Reporting:
Finalist, Steve Suess, "NCAA Wrap"
Society of Professional Jounalists, Mark of Excellence Awards
Radio News Reporting:
3rd place, Steve Suess, "Obama Chooses Running Mate"
Radio Sports Reporting:
2nd place, Steve Suess, "NCAA WRAP"
National Association of Broadcasters
1st place, Steve Suess, "Free Speech"
Illinois News Broadcasting Association, SINBA Awards
Outstanding Use of Sound:
3rd place, Steve Suess, "Obama in Springfield"
Children's Hospital of Illinois
Be A Buckle Buddy Contest:
1st place, Steve Suess, "We Are Buckle Buddies"
School of Communication, Illinois State University
Vicki Lynn Kelly Scholarship:
Outstanding Senior in Mass Media: