Heart of the Rockies Radio Recognized with 11 Awards of Excellence

We are proud to announce that Heart of the Rockies Radio has been recognized by the Colorado Broadcasters Association with 11 Awards of Excellence!

On April 22nd, the Colorado Broadcasters Association held their annual gala to recognize Colorado’s best broadcasters and their work in 2022. This year, the CBA received 894 entries that were judged by 168 volunteer broadcasters from around the country.

Eagle Country 104 (KBVC Buena Vista) was chosen the small market station of the year for Colorado and Gary Buchanan was recognized with the Rex Howell Broadcaster of the Year Award for his 50+ years of outstanding service to the broadcasting industry.

2022 Awards of Excellence

CategoryTitle of EntryStation
Best Public Service AnnouncementListen Longer – Family and Youth InitiativesKBVC
Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast7 O’Clock Report October 26 and November 15, 2022, Dan RKBVC
Best Station Imaging CampaignThe Valley 102.9 -Awesome 80s!, Terry WestKGKG AM & FM
Best Morning ShowMornings with Dan RKWUZ
Best Sports Coverage by an Individual or TeamSalida vs Pagosa Springs, Andrew Stossmeister, Len GatesKVRH
Best Station Sponsored Community EventGreat Pumpkin Giveaway, Terry WestKBVC
Best Station Imaging CampaignHippie Radio 97.5, Dan RKWUZ
Best Sales Campaign for an AdvertiserListen Longer – Family & Youth InitiativeKBVC
Best Radio Podcast“Daily Show 2 Go” with Terry WestKBVC
Small Market Station of the YearEagle Country 104KBVC
Rex Howell Broadcaster of the YearGary BuchananKBVC

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