Wednesday, October 18, 2006
KOAM to receive honors at KAB Convention
KOAM will receive a number of awards when the annual Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAD) meeting is held Oct. 22-24 at Harrah's Praire Band Casino Hotel and Convention Center in Mayetta.
Veteran news anchor Dowe Quick will receive the Sonny Slater Award for outstanding service to his station and community. Quick started at KOAM in 1980.
Danny Thomas, president and general manager, will receive the KAB Mike Oatman Award for broadcast sales excellence. Thomas has been with the station since 1988.
Quick and Bret Falcetto will also receive the first place award for in-depth news report in medium market television for "Invading MySpace," while Dale Switzer earned a first place in station promotion announcement for "What's Cooking?"