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KRWG receives four awards from New Mexico Broadcasters Association

New Mexico State University’s KRWG Public Media received four awards from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association’s 2019 Excellence in Broadcasting awards.


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New Mexico State University’s KRWG Public Media received four awards from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association’s 2019 Excellence in Broadcasting awards. Anchor and reporter for KRWG Radio Anthony Moreno received awards for best complete newscast station and best feature news story. (Courtesy photo)
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New Mexico State University’s KRWG Public Media Director of Content Fred Martino is recognized for the best website and best legislative coverage from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association’s 2019 Excellence in Broadcasting awards. (Courtesy photo)

The awards reflect the outstanding achievement of broadcasters and recognize exceptional news coverage, entertainment and production across four radio markets and one television market.

Anchor and reporter for KRWG Radio Anthony Moreno received the award for best feature news story, “How One Small School District Embraces A Challenge For Computer Science Education.” Moreno also received the best award for complete newscast station.

Director of Content Fred Martino received the award for best website and best legislative coverage, “Las Cruces City Council Supports Bill To Offer Special Liquor Licenses To Boost Economic Development.”

“I’m thrilled to see KRWG Public Media represented in the NM Broadcasters Excellence in Broadcasting awards. It’s validation of the great work our staff does each and every day,” said Adrian Velarde, general manager of KRWG Public Media.

The KRWG staff will accept the awards at the New Mexico Broadcasters Association recognition gala in June.