WICR Earns Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Honors
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Iona College's student radio station, WICR, earned Best Streaming Only Station for schools with less than 10,000 students at the 79th annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Awards ceremony in New York City.
Each year, the Intercollegiate Broadcast System honors the best and the brightest among college and high school media. WICR was named a finalist in four categories for the 2019 awards – Best Show Promo, Best Business Director, Best Use of Social Media and the award it won, Best Streaming Only Station (Under 10,000 Students).
The Best Streaming Only award finalists included Berklee College of Music (Boston, Mass.), Simmons University (Boston, Mass.), Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston, Mass.) and Capital University (Columbus, Ohio).
Brian Moran '19, treasurer for WICR, was also the recipient of the Best Business Director award.
Attending the March 2 ceremony and representing WICR were Kathryn Adriani '19, president; Julia O'Rega '19, vice president and Giuseppe D'Aloisio '14, Iona College media director & WICR Advisor.
The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System is a not-for-profit educational association and foundation founded in 1940 that serves not-for-profit education-affiliated high school radio/TV, college radio/TV, and community stations and streaming/webcasters.
Founded in 1940, Iona College is a master's-granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona's 45-acre campus is just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of over 45,000 around the world, Iona is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona is highly accredited, offering undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, science, and business administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees and numerous advanced certificate programs. Iona’s LaPenta School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, a prestigious recognition awarded to just five percent of business schools worldwide. The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2020.” Iona College also recently launched a new, fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility.