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Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Set for Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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Kansas radio and television stations, along with cable TV systems and satellite TV companies, will participate in the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, November 9.  The test, originating from Washington, D.C., will begin at approximately 1:00 pm Central and will last for about 3-1/2 minutes. During the test, the public will hear a message ... Read More »

Wyatt Thompson to Receive Sportscaster of the Year Award

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The Kansas Association of Broadcasters has selected Wyatt Thompson, Voice of the K-State Wildcats, as the Hod Humiston Award winner for 2011.  The Award is named for Hod Humiston of Hutchinson, (now deceased) who was the first television sportscaster in Kansas for KTVH (now KWCH TV) in Wichita.  The KAB established the award in Humiston’s honor in 1979, to recognize ... Read More »

Marysville Native Mike Hammett Wins Oscar Stauffer Sportscaster Award

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Presented annually by the Kansas State High School Activities Association, the Oscar Stauffer Awards recognize excellence in the fields of sports broadcasting and sports writing, and acknowledge meritorious service through coverage of interscholastic sports programs in Kansas. Sportscaster award applicants submit play-by-play tapes for evaluation. The Kansas Association of Broadcasters selects the honoree. Sportswriter nominations are submitted by the high schools of Kansas and ... Read More »