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KQED Is Presented With World Radio Day Award

Station was chosen as the fifth annual recipient

The hardware has arrived at KQED to mark its selection as winner of the fifth annual World Radio Day Award.

Vice President, News, Ethan Toven-Lindsay and Executive Director of Radio Programming and Content DEI Initiatives Ernesto Aguilar are shown at the station after receiving the award.

The award honors a U.S. station that exemplifies the best attributes of the radio industry. The selection of KQED was announced in January

The Academy of Radio Arts & Sciences of America presents the award. Prior recipients of the award KDKA in Pittsburgh, WINS in New York, WRHU on Long Island and WTOP in Washington.

World Radio Day is observed annually to mark the founding of United Nations Radio in 1946. The international day is recognized each year on Feb. 13. 

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