WJLE Radio was honored with the award for Radio Station of the Year by the North America Country Music Association International for the Old Time Country Community Radio Show program. The award was presented on Mar. 15, during NACMAIs 17th Annual Hall of Fame show at the Country Tonight Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN.
It was an honor, said the shows host Chris Tramel. We met some really nice people over the weekend, and heard some good performances. The award was presented to the shows hosts Tramel, Reed Vanderpool, Steve Quick, and the shows producer Ben Herman. Among the performers on hand at the event, were country music singer/songwriter Kelly Lang, and legendary performer and songwriter Tom T. Hall.
The Old Time Country Community Radio Show airs at 8:00 A.M. each Friday morning on WJLE 101.7/1480 AM and features classic country and bluegrass music, as well as performances by local and up-and-coming artist from around the region. The show also includes interviews and comedy sketches, which feature local people from around DeKalb County.
Pictured Reed Vanderpool, Chris Tramel, and Steve Quick pose with the NACMAI Award. Not pictured is Ben Herman