Columbia, SC--Saturday night, the South Carolina Broadcasters Association awarded OTS Media with 12 statewide broadcasting awards, which were the most for any Radio station group. The awards were presented during a gala dinner at the Columbia Conference Center recognizing the Palmetto state’s best Radio and TV broadcasters. WRHI has won an unprecedented total of one hundred SCBA awards, more than any other South Carolina Radio station group!
WRHI received the Award of Merit for Radio Station of the Year, marking the 12th time in the past 13 years that WRHI was named one of the top two Radio Stations in the state. Christians To Feed The Hungry received the Award of Merit for Service Project of the Year, which was the 10th time in the past 15 years OTS Media received this award. Sportscaster Chris Miller was named Sportscaster of the Year for the 8th straight year as he received the Star Award. WRHI.com was named the state's Radio website of the year for the 5th straight year. WRHI and sister station WRHM also received multiple Star Awards for different commercials, promotional announcements, and PSAs which are all listed below.
Individual awards were as follows:
Radio Station of the Year Award of Merit: WRHI
Service Project Award of Merit: “Christians To Feed The Hungry”
Sportscaster of the Year Star Award: Chris Miller
Radio Website of the Year: "WRHI.com" (Chris Miller, Matthew Kreh, Freddi Hammer)
Multi-Spot Production: "ChristmasVille 2016" (Allan Miller, McKenzie Nicholson, Steven Stone) STAR
"Classic Metals" (Manning Kimmel, Todd Andrews) Award of Merit
Promo-Production: “The Great Easter Egg Classic” (Allan Miller, Steven Stone, Freddi Hammer) STAR
"Boo-HaHa to the Maxx" (Allan Miller, Steven Stone, Charlie Derek) Award of Merit
Radio Commercial of the Year Star Award: "AdvantaClean-All About that Basement" (Catherine Madden, Steven Stone, Gibbon Pender) STAR
Radio PSA Star Award: “Toys For Happiness” (McKenzie Nicholson, Allan Miller, Steven Stone) STAR
"TurkeyRama 2016" (Dr. Ronal King, Allan Miller, Steven Stone) Award of Merit
Sales Campaign: "Pennington Primary Campaign" (Dr. Pennington, Mike Hairr, Steven Stone) STAR