The Edge Media Group was well represented when the Kentucky Broadcasters Association released its finalists for the 2022 Excellence in Broadcasting Awards on Friday.
WPKY was named a finalist in two categories, including Station of the Year. WEKU Radio in Richmond is also up for Station of the Year.
WPKY was also named a finalist for Best Locally Produced Commercial for “Holiday Hills Friday”. This is the second consecutive year that WPKY has been named a finalist in this category.
YourSportsEdge.com was named Best Digital Product finalist for the fourth year in a row, having won twice.
The News Edge news service was named a finalist for Best News Coverage for its extensive coverage of the First United Methodist Church daycare abuse case that is still pending in the County Circuit Court. Christian.
News Edge’s Ed Marlowe was also named a finalist for KBA Rookie of the Year awarded to a broadcaster who has demonstrated the ability to contribute on-air in their first full year of broadcasting. Marlowe has provided a variety of coverage since joining Edge Media Group in June 2021, including articles on local governments, December tornado coverage, and visits by the Governor and President of the United States.
The winners will be announced at the KBA annual conference in Owensboro on September 26.