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WWPT brings home the gold from the Drury Awards in seven categories

WWPT brings home the gold from the Drury Awards in seven categories

May 19, 2017

By Alex Reiner '18 and Jonathan Kaner '18 They cover sporting games, they report news and they discuss controversial matters. Now, they celebrate. The WWPT Staples radio network took home trophies in seven different categories during the Drury Awards on Saturday, May 6, in Chicago. They won best ...

WWPT wins host of accolades at Drury High School Radio Awards

WWPT wins host of accolades at Drury High School Radio Awards

Max Bibicoff, Red Staff News Editor

November 10, 2015

Staples’ radio station, WWPT, was awarded the honor of second best high school radio station in the country on Nov. 7 at the annual John Drury High School Radio Awards in Naperville, Illinois. Adam Kaplan '16, Cooper Boardman ’17, Zach Edelman '17, Jacob Bonn ’17 and Jack Caldwell '18 all traveled with advis...

WWPT honored at 2014 Drury Awards

WWPT honored at 2014 Drury Awards

Eliza Llewellyn, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

Staples’ WWPT was named third best radio station in the country at the John Drury High School Radio Awards on Saturday, a title that crowned their various other recognitions. Hannah Foley and Arin Meyer took first place for best newscast; Justin Gallanty and Marla Friedson took first and third for public affai...

WWPT switches its tune

WWPT switches its tune

Adam Kaplan, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

Music-centered shows are beating sports coverage in air time on WWPT, lately. But cohosts Brandon Shock ’16 and Brandon Rakowski ’16, believe Staples’ radio station could use a different kind of show. On Shock and Rakowski’s segment, Ignoramus, they choose a topic and a person,  who is unfamiliar...

WWPT Broadcasters Up for Five High School Radio Awards

WWPT Broadcasters Up for Five High School Radio Awards

October 16, 2009

With a purpose of recognizing excellence in high school radio broadcasting, the John Drury High School Radio Awards has nominated Staples’ WWPT radio station as one of the top five in the country. The Drury Award was named in memory of the life and career of legendary ABC7 news anchor John Drury. Now, WWPT has the chance to recieve this great honor. A...

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