WTJU wins three Hometown Media Awards
WTJU 91.1 FM has won three 2021 Hometown Media Awards from the Alliance for Community Media.
The Hometown Media Awards is established to honor and promote community media, community radio, and local cable tv programs. Each year, nearly one thousand entries are submitted, and approximately 100 awards are presented to the most creative programs that address community needs, develop diverse community involvement, and challenge conventional formats.
WTJU’s winning entries include:
- Best DJ of the Year: Jazz at 100 Today! with Rus Perry
- Best of Democracy in Action: Bold Dominion
- Best of Racial Justice and Civil Rights Programming: Speaking in Hues
Jazz at 100 Today! airs Fridays at 9 a.m. on 91.1 FM and wtju.net. Bold Dominion airs Saturdays at 6 a.m. It and Speaking in Hues are part of the Virginia Audio Collective, WTJU’s podcast network.