Whitney Goodbred, a North Central College student broadcaster from Earlville, has earned four nominations in a national competition.
She is one of 13 broadcasters representing WONC-FM 89.1, North Central College’s student-run radio station, who earned 26 nominations in the annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System competition. The 26 nominations are the most by any college or university radio station in the nation.
Winners of the Golden Microphone Trophy Awards will be announced March 2 at the 73rd annual IBS International Radio/Webcast Conference in New York City.
Goodbred, a senior majoring in broadcast communication and interactive media studies, earned the four nominations in four different categories. Two were for solo work and two were entries for work with other students.
In the Best Campus News Coverage category she earned a nomination for her report, “NCC’s New President.” She also was nominated in the Best Spot News category for “NCC’s New President.”
In the Best Community News category, Goodbred was nominated for “Emerald Ash Beetle Report” with students Noah Savage and Karl Jessen. In the Best Station category, Goodbred produced the entry, “College/University Station Under 10,000 in Enrollment” with students Kevin Jackman and Kim Ippolito.