WGLT News wins five Associated Press awards

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The Illinois Associated Press (AP) honored WGLT News for journalistic excellence with five awards for work in the Local Radio category, including work on shattering transgender stereotypes.

You win with less fund drive and more GLT

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Everybody is winning! Hundreds of contributing GLT listeners have reported they like the fact that GLT is not interrupting programs to ask for listener support this spring. Requests for contributions are only being made during short station breaks. Listeners get a lot more GLT and a lot less fundraising. GLT is off to a great start but

WGLT News a finalist for five Illinois Associated Press awards

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The GLT News Department has received five more Illinois Associated Press awards to a regularly growing collection. The recent announcement honors GLT with more awards than any other station in the division, the second year in a row for such a distinction. The awards in actual order of finish—first or second—will be announced April 27

Royal Redbird wins a World Series ring

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When the Kansas City Royals ended a 30-year drought last November by beating the New York Mets in the World Series, the victory was extra special for one Redbird alum.

WGLT garners diversity awards

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The News Department of WGLT Radio earned a Kaleidoscope Award for diversity reporting from the Radio Television Digital News Association after multiple series focusing on life for underrepresented populations.