We Are Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcasters

Cromwell Radio Earns 2016 Special Olympics Illinois Outstanding Media Group Award

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 5/2/2016

Cromwell Radio’s WMCI-FM, WWGO-FM and KZTP-FM Mattoon, Ill. will receive the “2016 Special Olympics Illinois Statewide Outstanding Media Sponsor” on June 10. The award recognizes an individual or organization that communicates the achievements of Special Olympics athletes, coaches and volunteers through news features and social media, in addition to raising money. Cromwell Radio Group has supported the Special Olympics for more than a decade. On-air personalities act as emcee and master of ceremonies for the Special Olympics Family Festival and Polar Plunge. KZTP’s Polar Plunge team raised $5,000 this year. Cromwell Radio airs countless PSAs about Special Olympics Area 9 competitions, in addition to providing remote broadcasting support, radio marketing, and a call to action for events that benefit the organization. Undoubtedly, the Cromwell Radio Group of Mattoon deserves the recognition of Outstanding Media Support for Special Olympics Illinois and much more, as it truly is a comp\any that cares about its community,” said Jessica Duncan of Special Olympics Illinois.

Read more stories on Community-Focused Initiatives »

How Broadcasters Serve Their Communities

More than 2.47 million American jobs depend on broadcasting, and the local broadcast radio and television industry - and the businesses that depend on it - generate $1.17 trillion annually for the nation's economy.

View State-by-State Data »