For Immediate Release
February 2, 2011

Robert McFarland






Manassas, VA – WVOE-FM will receive the Intercollegiate NRB (iNRB) Radio Station of the Year Award during the February 28th Student Awards Reception at the NRB Convention & Exposition.

“We salute these young scholars for their creativity and dedication in running an outstanding radio station, and at the same time fulfilling all their academic requirements,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright.

Northwestern College’s 97.7 FM WVOE operates as a student-run radio station from college campus in St. Paul, Minnesota. They transmit 24 hours a day/7 days a week over radiated cable current and the Internet (; however, the bulk of programming considered was produced during the academic year (August 2009 through mid-May 2010).

The iNRB Radio Station of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding student operated radio station, including air AM or FM stations, campus carrier stations, Internet radio stations, cable radio stations and any other means of radio programming delivery to an audience either on or off the school's campus that would fit the definition of “station.” Radio stations that use professionals for programming, management, or talent (full time or part time) are not eligible. Professional involvement must be limited to teaching and advising students in the operation of the station.

About The NRB Convention
The annual Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of nearly 300 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their ministries. NRB 2011 is being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 26 – March 1, 2011. For registration and other Convention information go to:

About NRB
The National Religious Broadcasters Association (NRB) is the preeminent association of Christian communicators working to keep the doors of electronic media open for the spread of the Gospel, which promotes standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability. NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. NRB is a non-partisan international association of Christian communicators, representing millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. 
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