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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:

Staff Selections
Most Reliable Fill-in | Winner: Zack Sweet; Honourable Mention: Piyush Patel
Bob Brophy Award For Excellence In Production | Stefan Opryshko
Ambition Award | Acimowin & Terra Informa
100% Fresh | Shout For Libraries
Outstanding Documentary | Winner: My Brother’s Keepers Anthony Goertz; Runners Up: Youth Voices & Climate Change (Andrea Wiebe) & Francophone Immigrant Experience (RVF2018) (Oumar Salifou)
What Was That Again? Award | The British North American Act of 1867 (Devon the Good Machine)
I(T) LIVE TO SERVE(R) Award | Scott Bachand
FunDrive Awards
Fundraisiest Awards |
1 Hour Category: Winner: It Takes A Village;  Runner-up: The Erotic Dancer’s Guide to Fine Music 
2 Hour Category: Winner: Working On Leaving The Living; Runner-up: Jazzology
2 Episode Category: Winner: Big A, Little a/Rockenrolleum; Runner-up: Catch The Beat
FunDrive Superstar | Winner: John Richards
Volunteers Of The Year
Rookie Volunteer of the Year | Winner: Cori Sanderson? Caitlin MacNab? WHY NOT BOTH!
Gary McGowan Veteran Volunteer Of the Year | Winner: James Stuart
Listener’s Choice
Best Gnu Show | Cannibal Cafe
Best News Show | Winner: Moving Radio; Runner-up: Brain Storm
Dave Finkelman Award For Best Music Show | Winner: Heavy Metal Lunchbox; Runner-up: Big A, Little a
Best Co-Hosts | Winners: Phil & Tall Brian (Heavy Metal Lunchbox); Runners-up: Alex McKie & Jesse Sand (Big A, Little a)
Best Host | Winner: Luke Streisel; Runner-up: Benny Blitzkrieg Pop
National Campus Radio Awards – Best in Student Programming | Winner: Diana Chiang-Jurado; Runner-Up: Anthony Goertz


Thanks to everybody who braved the weather and came out to our 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 to thanks to the University of Alberta’s Students’ Union for letting us use their wonderful venue and for feeding us! 


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

Show your support by pitching in.

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