WMBG AM 740 was recognized in 4 separate categories at the Virginia Beach Hilton, Friday June 24 during the Virginia Association of Broadcasters 79th Annual Awards Program and Conference.
Philip Newbery's "Morning Melodies" won best morning show for his interview with Vicki Rhodes White and Nell Wickman promoting their cookbook "Getting Wrecked with Our Recipes" A portion of the proceeds benefited the Heritage Humane Society and Newtown Dental Arts matched the "Giving Tuesday" donations. Over $15,000.00 was raised.Peter Natale won Best Public Service/Community Event and Best Station Promotion Contest, both of which were written and produced by Mr. Natale.Adam Richards won first runner up for "Best Documentary/Public Affairs Program" for his "Ask the Expert" segment with Child Development Resources. This segment was produced by Grace Kenyon.
This marks the 9th consecutive year that WMBG has taken home honors at the VAB Convention.
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