Audacy Receives Multiple STAR Awards From the South Carolina Broadcaster Association

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 16, 2021 – Audacy has been honored with five 2021 State Television and Radio (STAR) Awards and four awards of merit, presented by the South Carolina Broadcasters Association (SCBA). The STAR Awards recognize the exceptional accomplishments of the South Carolina stations and their broadcast professionals. Winners were honored at the SCBA STAR Awards event in Columbia, SC on August 14.

List of Audacy winners is below.

2021 STAR Awards

Radio Station of the Year
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)
Mark Hendrix and 106.3 WORD staff

Radio Personality of the Year
Tara Servatius, Producer Timothy Holcombe
“The Tara Show”
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)

Best News Talk Show
Tara Servatius, Producer Timothy Holcombe
“The Tara Show”
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)

Best Sports Talk Show
Rob Brown, Producer Lonzo Writesel
“The Rob Brown Show”
ESPN Upstate (WORD-AM)

Production PSA 
Producer Jay D. Stone
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)
“COVID-19 PSA Senator Tim Scott” 

2021 Awards of Merit

Production Promo
Jay D. Stone and Mark Hendrix
Classic Rock 101.1 (WROQ-FM)
“Kiss Promo”​

Production PSA    
Jay D. Stone, Producer
“COVID-19 PSA Congressman Jeff Duncan”
ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM) 

Radio Show of the Year
Hawk Harrison, Tom Steele, Heidi Aiken and Kato
B93.7 (WFBC-FM)
“The Hawk and Tom Show”

Best Pandemic-Related Service to the Community
Lee Rogers, Mark Hendrix and 106.3 WORD News Department
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)
“Pandemic Related Service 2020”​​

Winners were chosen by a panel of judges with the SCBA who review submissions in various categories of radio and television. SCBA serves as the voice for South Carolina Radio and Television stations by providing educational resources for members, communicating essential information for the public, and lobbying for legislation that supports broadcasters’ commitment to serving their communities.

About Audacy

Audacy, Inc. is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company that connects with 200 million consumers. Powered by its exclusive, premium audio content that includes unrivaled leadership positions in news and sports radio, Audacy operates one of the country’s two scaled radio broadcasting groups, a rapidly growing direct-to-consumer digital audio platform, multiple audio networks, a major event business and a leading, award-winning podcast studio Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@AudacyCorp).

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