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WXAV 88.3FM wins big at Illinois Student Silver Dome Awards

SXU’s radio station takes home several broadcasting awards, including First Place in Best Radio Aircheck

Chicago (Nov. 6, 2009) Saint Xavier University’s radio station WXAV 88.3FM recently took home several awards, including a first place win, at the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Student Silver Dome Awards at Illinois State University.

Alumnus Matthew Frison, ’09, took home a first place win for Best Radio Aircheck. Additionally, Terry Bonnadonna, Christian Ballenger and Josh Wyskiel won second place for Best Radio Live Game Sports and third place for Best Radio Spot. Matthew Frison received third place for Best Radio Longform Program.

This is the third consecutive year WXAV won an award at the Student Silver Dome Awards. WXAV took third place for Best Radio Longform Program in 2008 and first place for Best Radio Live Game Sports in 2007.  

“I am incredibly proud of all WXAV’s accomplishments this past year,” said Peter Kreten, assistant director of Campus Life for Student Media. “It’s the Saint Xavier students that make WXAV so special.” 

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