2014 Recipient – Elvis Duran
In 2014, the Bravery In Radio Award was presented to Elvis Duran, live on his morning show.
Professor Rob Quicke, GM of 88.7 FM, stated, “For his efforts in producing creative and exciting radio over the course of his career, the students of WPSC are delighted to recognize Elvis Duran with this year’s Bravery In Radio award. Elvis is a broadcaster who creates undeniably compelling morning radio that is unafraid to address serious topics and go to places that other shows will not go. Elvis is very much an authentic broadcaster who truly connects with his listeners.”
WPSC presented the award live on the Z100 morning show on May 9 at 8:00 am. Dr. Quicke says that the students had a great experience: “The students were very excited to see with their own eyes how Elvis and his team create their compelling radio show.”
Elvis Duran hosts the Top 40 Premiere Radio Networks’ “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show”. The show (branded Z 100) is broadcast from New York City but is syndicated to 75 markets including: Philadelphia, Miami, Cleveland, St. Louis and Austin to name a few.
Elvis Duran’s bio states he loves traveling, enjoys great movies, books, wines and restaurants. He loves hosting the morning show which airs live weekdays from 6-10 AM Eastern and in the Central markets; “Elvis Duran And The Morning Show” airs live 5-9 AM (CT). Other time zones that are further west, the show airs via tape delay.
WPSC, the campus radio station of William Paterson University, is one of the top college radio stations in the country. WPSC was winner of the 2012 and 2013 national IBS award for Best College Radio Station (over 10k school enrollment) and a top 10 finalist for the 2014 MTV Woodie Award for Best College Radio Station.
Hear the moment of the May 9, 2014 award presentation here: