Awards and Accolades

KBOO and our volunteers are the recipients of numerous awards and citations from various groups including:

Joan Cook Fellowship - Jenka Soderberg, PM News & Public Affairs Director Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) 2011
Radio (Public): Tom Wendt, host of Blues Power and Blues Junction The Blues Foundation 2011
2010-2011 Journalism Fellow at Stanford University - Jenka Soderberg, PM News & Public Affairs Director John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships 2010-2011
Honorable Mention - Marianne Fry for Africa’s Iron Lady. International Association of Women in Radio and Television 2007
George Foster Peabody Award - Dmae Roberts, MediaRites for Crossing East. The University of Georgia
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
2007
Katherine Davenport Award For Women’s News - Miae Kim Women's International News Gathering Service 2006
Rockefeller Fellow Award - Dmae Roberts United States Artists 2006
AAJA National Awards for Asian American Issues - Dmae Roberts Asian American Journalists Association 2006
Pioneer Award - KBOO Radio The Oregon Bluegrass Association 2006
Zeitfunk Awards Most Active Youth Reviewer - Ben Lavine Public Radio Exchange 2005
AAJA National Awards for Asian American Issues - Dmae Roberts Asian American Journalists Association 2005
Golden Reel Award - Dmae Roberts The National Federation of Community Broadcasters 2005
Special Merit Award - Kate Welch, Gusto Women The National Federation of Community Broadcasters 2004
Volunteer of the Year The National Federation of Community Broadcasters 1999
Thomas Lawson McCall Award for Contribution to the Freedom of Information in Oregon to Kathleen Stephenson Association for Women in Communications 1997
Non-Profit Diversity Award Metropolitan Human Rights Commission 1996
Portlandia Award The Lesbian Community Project 1995
Golden Reel, National Special Event Coverage The National Federation of Community Broadcasters 1994
Certificate of Appreciation for Providing an Alternative Forum for Debate, Discussion, and Information Exchange on Critical Social and Political Issues Multnomah County Commission 1993
Crystal Award, Outstanding Radio Station Portland Music Association 1992
Proclamation, KBOO-FM Community Radio Week Portland Mayor Bud Clark 1988
Spirit of Portland Award The Lesbian Community Project 1987
Commendation for Cooperation With Summer Work Experience Program Oregon Commission For the Blind 1987
Recognition of KBOO and KBOO Black Programmers Longstanding Collective Commitment to Portland's Black Community Black United Front 1987
Best Treatment of a Single Story Associated Press Oregon Bureau 1987
Outstanding News Staff Award The National Federation of Community Broadcasters 1986
Commendation for Cooperation With Summer Work Experience Program Corporation For Public Broadcasting 1986
Local Radio Development Award for Achievement in Business/Corporate Support Corporation For Public Broadcasting 1986
Community Service Award Access Oregon 1986
Local Radio Development Award for Achievement in Special Events -- The Boo Ball Corporation For Public Broadcasting 1985
Certificate of Appreciation Producers of Keep The Dream Alive: A Tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King  
Out of Town Award Lesbian/Gay Pride  
Award for Excellence in Listener Sponsored Radio Portland Beautification Association  
Grassroots Victory Award The Funding Exchange  
Commendation For Outstanding Service and Dedication to Veterans Employment In Oregon U.S. Labor Department  
Award For Patriotic Service through The United States Savings Bond Program U.S. Treasury Department 1973

 

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