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The Oregon Association of Broadcasters Foundation is more involved in helping provide quality scholarships than ever before. The Foundation awarded three $3,500  and two $2,500 scholarships in 2013, and over the past 5 years has presented Oregon resident students with more than $64,000 in scholarships to help further their educations.
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Oregon State University's KBVR FM Wins National Awards

KBVR FM was recognized by Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) for Best College Radio Station at a university with over 10K students

The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System awarded KBVR FM as the winner for Best College Radio Station at a university with more than 10,000 students. The station was one of three in the country, and the only west coast station, to be nominated for this category.

The following KBVR FM programs and staff also won top honors from IBS:

Best Play-By-Play Football Broadcast: Matt Walton and Josh Worden (Worden received the 2013 OAB “Bill Schonely Broadcast Scholarship”)
Most Innovative Radio Program: Joey Hulbert and Zhian Kamvar (Inspiration Dissemination)
Best Production Director: Megan Cummings
Best Promotions Director: Matt Walton

The IBS also named KBVR FM as a finalist for Best Overall Station for schools of all sizes. The following KBVR FM staff also were named as finalists in other categories:

Best Community News Coverage: Jodie Davaz
Best Program Director: Marissa Solini
Best Engineer: Jack Kemp (professional staff)

IBS, an educational association comprising more than a thousand high school and college broadcast stations and webcasters, announced the winners at their 74th Annual IBS New York City Conference.

KBVR FM broadcasts 24/7 on 88.7 FM from the campus of Oregon State University. The station is student-managed and is programmed by over 100 student volunteer DJs. Programming includes live music, local news, sports and talk radio shows.

Further information can be found by visiting the KBVR FM website and the IBS website

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