RAIN Awards: Semifinalists for “Best Streaming Broadcast Station”

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Continuing the rollout of semifinalists in the Fifth Annual RAIN Internet Radio Awards, today we are pleased to announce the six webcasts moving into the semifinal round of the Streaming Broadcast Station category.

The single winners of all five categories will be revealed and honored at RAIN Summit Indy, September 9, in Indianapolis.

This category honors broadcast stations that execute the best streaming strategy. Stations enter their own webcast streams for consideration. Previous winners in the category include ESPN/Minneapolis (2010), CJNW/Edmonton (2011), ESPN (2012), and WEEI/Boston (2013).

Congratulations to this year’s semfinalists:

  • Radio K – Real College Radio: the award-winning student-run station of the University of Minnesota, playing eclectic indie music.
  • WBCN Free Form Rock: An incarnation of “the greatest progressive rock radio station ever, anywhere.”
  • WWOZ: Listener, supported, volunteer-driven, non-profit community radio station serving New Orleans.
  • 98.1 Classical KING FM: Public radio, five streams, in-studio live videos, on-demand archives, smartphone apps. Classical music.
  • 103.1 iHeartAustin: Austin station keyed to the SXSW music sensibility.
  • 102.7 KIIS FM: Clear Channel’s #1 hit station in Los Angeles and Ryan Seacrest’s home base.

Thanks to all of our nominees. The RAIN Internet Radio Awards recognize the achievements and the best practices of the Internet radio industry.

RAIN Summit Indy is the premiere educational and networking conference for the Internet radio and online audio industry and a partner event of The Radio Show. Darren Davis, president of Clear Channel Networks, will keynote the event.

Brad Hill