Volunteer Award Winners 2017

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Who picked up a golden record this year?

CJSR’s Volunteer Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of the many volunteers who keep CJSR on the air with high quality programming that challenges the status quo.

This year’s winners:

Golden Ukelele Award: Marie Fontaine

Mentorship Award: Rowan EB

Holdin’ It Together News Program Coordinators: Shelley Jodoin & Amanda Rooney

Ace News Team Award: Adamant Eve

Training Wheels Award: Oumar Salifou & Kennedy Pawluk

Most Reliable Fill-in: Piyush Patel
Honourable Mention: Jody Zink

Down the Rabbit Hole Award: Pat Mcllveen

Bob Brophy Award For Excellence In Production: Qasim Hirani

FunDrive Superhero: Amy van Keeken

Fundraisiest Award (Most funds raised per two hours, per hour, and per half hour): Catch the Beat & The Shoebox & Voice of Eritrea
Runners-up: 68 Comeback Special, It Takes a Village, The Erotic Dancer’s Guide to Fine Music, Moccasin Telegraph

Marvelous Team-Up Award: Alex McKie, Jessie Sand, Luke Streisel

Most FunDrive Hours: Qasim Hirani

Super-Visor: Karly Coleman

Rookie Volunteer of the Year: Zack Sweet

Gary McGowan Veteran Volunteer Of the Year: Jodi Stonehouse

Best Gnu Show: This is Pop
Runner-up: Brain Storm

Best News Show: Acimowin
Runner-up: Moving Radio

Best Music Show: Big A little a
Runner-up: Heavy Metal Lunchbox

Best Co-Hosts: Alex McKie & Jesse Sand
Runners-up: Phil & Tall Brian

Best Host: Benjamin Pop
Runner-up: Vlad thee Inhaler & Luke Streisel

Thanks to everybody who came out to our summer party and volunteer awards ceremony. Many thanks for your efforts on the stations behalf all year long – CJSR is not possible without the hard work and commitment of our many volunteers.

And thank you to the University of Alberta Students’ Union for their support of this event.


CJSR runs on volunteer labour and couldn’t exist without it.

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