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Audacy Receives Multiple STAR Awards from the South Carolina Broadcaster Association



PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 16, 2021 – Audacy has been honored with five 2021 State Television and Radio (STAR) Awards and four awards of merit, presented by the South Carolina Broadcasters Association (SCBA). The STAR Awards recognize the exceptional accomplishments of the South Carolina stations and their broadcast professionals. Winners were honored at the SCBA STAR Awards event in Columbia, SC on August 14.

List of Audacy winners is below.

2021 STAR Awards

Radio Station of the Year

106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)

Mark Hendrix and 106.3 WORD staff

Radio Personality of the Year

Tara Servatius, Producer Timothy Holcombe

“The Tara Show”

106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)

Best News Talk Show

Tara Servatius, Producer Timothy Holcombe

“The Tara Show”

106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)

Best Sports Talk Show

Rob Brown, Producer Lonzo Writesel

“The Rob Brown Show”

ESPN Upstate (WORD-AM)

Production PSA

Jay D. Stone, Producer

106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)

“COVID-19 PSA Senator Tim Scott”

2021 Awards of Merit

Production Promo

Jay D. Stone and Mark Hendrix

Classic Rock 101.1 (WROQ-FM)

“Kiss Promo”

Production PSA

Jay D. Stone, Producer

“COVID-19 PSA Congressman Jeff Duncan”

ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM)

Radio Show of the Year

Hawk Harrison, Tom Steele, Heidi Aiken and Kato

B93.7 (WFBC-FM)

“The Hawk and Tom Show”

Best Pandemic-Related Service to the Community

Lee Rogers, Mark Hendrix and 106.3 WORD News Department

106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)

“Pandemic Related Service 2020”

Winners were chosen by a panel of judges with the SCBA who review submissions in various categories of radio and television. SCBA serves as the voice for South Carolina Radio and Television stations by providing educational resources for members, communicating essential information for the public, and lobbying for legislation that supports broadcasters’ commitment to serving their communities.


David Heim



About Audacy

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio. Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


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