102.5 Retro Radio Wins Big Market Colorado’s Station of the Year Award

Townsquare Media’s Retro 102.5 FM has been named station of the year among the market’s top stations at the Colorado Broadcasters Association’s Excellence Awards Gala on Saturday in Denver.

Townsquare Media Northern Colorado won big with 13 awards won at the annual event. Among the major market accolades are four top awards for excellence for Retro 102.5 and 99.9 The Point.

“I’m incredibly proud of our dozen local content creators and our team of account executives,” said Townsquare Media Market President Evan Harrison. “Receiving 13 awards confirms our commitment to serving our local market with passion and big ideas that resonate locally on radio and on our apps and websites, reaching and engaging ALL NoCos.”

Retro received an award for excellence in:

  • Best Station Imagery Campaign for Dave Jensen’s “All Christmas” lineup.
  • Best Radio Commercial for an Advertiser for a Swan Heading and Air/Duh spot produced by Shelby Taylor-Thorne and Maddi Scruggs.
  • Best station website for retro1025.com directed by Madalyn Warren and Dave Jensen.

Le Point won an award of excellence for best selling or remote live event aired for 99.9 The Point’s Zombie Ball performed by Shelby Taylor-Thorne and Maddi Scruggs.

Additional certificates of achievement for Retro include:

  • Best Public Service Announcement for Blue Christmas – Evan Harrison, Dave Jensen, Kama McDonald.
  • Best Station Imagery Campaign for 102.5 minutes of commercial-free music – Dave Jensen.
  • Best Midday Show – Kama Mcdonald.
  • Best Regular Entertainment Program for 80s party weekends – Dave Jensen.

Three certificates of achievement for The Point include:

  • Best Station Sponsored Community Event9 Jingle Mingle du Point – Big Rob and Michelle Turley.
  • Best Afternoon Show – Fat Rob.
  • Best Radio Commercial for an Advertiser for Ehrlich Toyota Trade Anything Sale – John Motschall and Big Rob.

Townsquare Media’s annual summer festival, Taste of Fort Collins, also won a certificate of merit for the best commercial event or live telecast Category.

The annual Colorado Broadcasters Association Achievement Awards Gala was held on April 9, 2022 at the Grand Hyatt Denver. The ABC recognizes “Stations of the Year” with a point system that determines winners in each market based on the number of awards (first place) and certificates (second place) earned by each station.

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